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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

Mar 04   Collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 05   First ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Rex Harrison, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle) in the year 1908.  

Mar 05   The birth of Rex Harrison, English actor in the year 1908.  

Mar 07   Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle) on this day in history.  

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   Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 09   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history lawrence Welk, Strasburg ND, orch leader (Lawrence Welk Show)  

Mar 11   In the year 1908 peter Milne, composer, dies at 83  

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

Mar 12   Edmondo de Amicis, Italian writer (L'idioma Gentile), dies at 61 in the year 1908.  

Mar 12   On this day in history stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers sweep Win Maple Leafs in 2 games  

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 in the year 1908.  

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] on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 18   Louis Gaste, songwriter on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1908 frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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