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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Mar 22   Albrecht Goes, writer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   American diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in a hospital two days later on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1908 dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate  

Mar 25   Bridget D'Oyly Carte, British theater & hotel director on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Clube Atletico Mineiro, Founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on this day in history.  

Mar 25   The birth of David Lean, British director in the year 1908.  

Mar 26   Betty MacDonald, [Anne E Campbell Bard], US writer (Egg & I) in the year 1908.  

Mar 26   The Prince Edward Island Assembly passes a law to ban all automobiles from its roads, since rescinded on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Jacques [Izaak] den Haan, Dutch writer (Dangerous Book) on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1908 john Eliot, English meteorology, dies at 68  

Mar 29   Arthur O'Connell, NYC, actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years) in the year 1908.  

Mar 30   Camille Schmit, composer in the year 1908.  

Apr 01   In the year 1908 abraham H Maslow, US psychologist (humanistic psychology)  

Apr 02   Buddy Ebsen, Belleville Il, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones) on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Frank Gotch wins world heavyweight wrestling championship in 2 hours in the year 1908.  

Apr 03   Frank Gotch wins world heavyweight wrestling championship in 2 hrs on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1908 ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen)  

Apr 04   Josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history bette Davis, Lowell Mass, famous eyes (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel)  

Apr 05   On this day in history british premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns  

Apr 05   In the year 1908 gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55  

Apr 05   In the year 1908 the birth of Bette Davis, American actress  

Apr 06   In the year 1908 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla  

Apr 06   Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Le Duan, Vietnamese politician in the year 1908.  

Apr 08   Lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier in the year 1908.  

Apr 08   On this day in history neil Lawson, British high court judge  

Apr 09   Fred Lohse, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England in the year 1908.  

Apr 09   The birth of Victor Vasarely, Russian painter in the year 1908.  

Apr 10   On this day in history aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV)  

Apr 11   Karel Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto) in the year 1908.  

Apr 12   Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia 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   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   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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   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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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