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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 19 November 2018

Mar 04   On this day in history collingwood OH primary school catches fire; 180 die  

Mar 04   On this day in history collingwood Ohio, US primary school catches fire (180 killed)  

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   In the year 1908 rex Harrison, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle)  

Mar 05   On this day in history the birth of Rex Harrison, English actor  

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

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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 inter Milan is founded.  

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   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   Peter Milne, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1908.  

Mar 12   David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician in the year 1908.  

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   Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1908 stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4  

Mar 15   1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole" on this day in history.  

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] on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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