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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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

Mar 04   Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed) in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history first ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history the birth of Rex Harrison, English actor  

Mar 07   On this day in history 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" in the year 1908.  

Mar 07   Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council &announced that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles" in the year 1908.  

Mar 08   Collingwood Elementary (Cleveland) burns, kills 173 kids &2 teachers in the year 1908.  

Mar 08   On this day in history dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York  

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 in the year 1908.  

Mar 09   In the year 1908 inter Milan is founded.  

Mar 09   In the year 1908 luiz Cosme, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1908 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   Lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orch leader (Lawrence Welk Show) in the year 1908.  

Mar 11   Peter Milne, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1908.  

Mar 12   David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history helen Sinclair Glatz, musician  

Mar 14   In the year 1908 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" in the year 1908.  

Mar 16   Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo) in the year 1908.  

Mar 17   On this day in history boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]  

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

Mar 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)  

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

Mar 21   Maurice Stans, rocker in the year 1908.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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

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