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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Mar 04   Collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history 1st ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica  

Mar 05   In the year 1908 first ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica  

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   In the year 1908 anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)  

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

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

Mar 08   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Mar 08   First International Women's Day, founded by German labor activist Clara Zetkin in the year 1908.  

Mar 09   On this day in history inter Milan is founded.  

Mar 09   On this day in history luiz Cosme, composer  

Mar 10   On this day in history carl Albert, US speaker of house (1971-77)  

Mar 11   On this day in history laurier government creates National Battlefields Commission; partly to save Quebec's Plains of Abraham from property development.  

Mar 11   In the year 1908 lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orch leader (Lawrence Welk Show)  

Mar 11   On this day in history peter Milne, composer, dies at 83  

Mar 12   In the year 1908 david Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician  

Mar 12   Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]  

Mar 17   Quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   Louis Gaste, songwriter in the year 1908.  

Mar 20   Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   The birth of Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor in the year 1908.  

Mar 21   Maurice Stans, rocker on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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