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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Mar 04   In the year 1908 collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die  

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

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

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   The birth of Rex Harrison, English actor on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1908 first International Women's Day, founded by German labor activist Clara Zetkin.  

Mar 09   In the year 1908 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   Laurier government creates National Battlefields Commission; partly to save Quebec's Plains of Abraham from property development on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 13   Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 14   On this day in history stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4  

Mar 15   In the year 1908 1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole"  

Mar 16   Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4] on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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