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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 17 February 2020

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

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

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

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

Mar 05   On this day in history rex Harrison, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle)  

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

Mar 07   Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle) in the year 1908.  

Mar 07   In the year 1908 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" in the year 1908.  

Mar 08   Collingwood Elementary (Cleveland) burns, kills 173 kids &2 teachers on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   Laurier government creates National Battlefields Commission; partly to save Quebec's Plains of Abraham from property development in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 11   Peter Milne, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history david Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician  

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

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

Mar 13   Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 quickest world heavyweight title fight (Burns KOs Roche in 88 seconds)  

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

Mar 18   On this day in history louis Gaste, songwriter  

Mar 20   On this day in history frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)  

Mar 20   In the year 1908 the birth of Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor  

Mar 21   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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