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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 01 July 2022

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

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   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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history collingwood Elementary (Cleveland) burns, kills 173 kids &2 teachers  

Mar 08   Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York on this day in history.  

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   Inter Milan is founded on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Mar 14   Maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher in the year 1908.  

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

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

Mar 20   On this day in history the birth of Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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