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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

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

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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   Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council &announced that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles" in the year 1908.  

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   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   On this day in history luiz Cosme, composer  

Mar 10   In the year 1908 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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" on this day in history.  

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

Mar 17   On this day in history boris N Poveloi, [Kampov], Russian journalist/writer [OS=Mar 4]  

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   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   Maurice Stans, rocker on this day in history.  

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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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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