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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Mar 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 1st ascent of Mt Erebus, Antarctica  

Mar 05   First ascent of Mount Erebus, Antarctica in the year 1908.  

Mar 05   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1908 inter Milan is founded.  

Mar 09   Luiz Cosme, composer in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 12   In the year 1908 david Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 maurice (Jean Jacques) Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher  

Mar 14   Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 18   Louis Gaste, songwriter in the year 1908.  

Mar 20   Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS) in the year 1908.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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