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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 13 July 2020

Mar 04   Collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1908 collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed)  

Mar 05   1st ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica in the year 1908.  

Mar 05   First ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica in the year 1908.  

Mar 05   Rex Harrison, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1908 the birth of Rex Harrison, English actor  

Mar 07   Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"  

Mar 07   Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council &announced that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles" on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history collingwood Elementary (Cleveland) burns, kills 173 kids &2 teachers  

Mar 08   Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY on this day in history.  

Mar 08   First International Women's Day, founded by German labor activist Clara Zetkin on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Inter Milan is founded on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history luiz Cosme, composer  

Mar 10   Carl Albert, US speaker of house (1971-77) in the year 1908.  

Mar 11   In the year 1908 laurier government creates National Battlefields Commission; partly to save Quebec's Plains of Abraham from property development.  

Mar 11   Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orch leader (Lawrence Welk Show) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1908 peter Milne, composer, dies at 83  

Mar 12   David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician in the year 1908.  

Mar 12   In the year 1908 edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61  

Mar 12   Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers sweep Win Maple Leafs in 2 games in the year 1908.  

Mar 13   In the year 1908 helen Sinclair Glatz, musician  

Mar 14   On this day in history maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher  

Mar 14   Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4 on this day in history.  

Mar 15   1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole" on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1908 robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)  

Mar 17   Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4] in the year 1908.  

Mar 17   On this day in history quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)  

Mar 17   In the year 1908 quickest world heavyweight title fight (Tommy Burns KOs Jem Roche in 88 seconds)  

Mar 18   On this day in history louis Gaste, songwriter  

Mar 20   Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS) in the year 1908.  

Mar 20   On this day in history the birth of Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor  

Mar 21   On this day in history maurice Stans, rocker  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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