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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   First ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)  

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" in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 08   In the year 1908 dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York  

Mar 08   In the year 1908 dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, NY  

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

Mar 09   Inter Milan is founded in the year 1908.  

Mar 09   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 david Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician  

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   In the year 1908 maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher  

Mar 14   Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4 in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 louis Gaste, songwriter  

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

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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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

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

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

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

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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