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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Mar 22   Albrecht Goes, writer in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Mar 23   On this day in history dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate  

Mar 25   Bridget D'Oyly Carte, British theater & hotel director in the year 1908.  

Mar 25   Clube Atletico Mineiro, Founded in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in the year 1908.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1908 the Prince Edward Island Assembly passes a law to ban all automobiles from its roads, since rescinded  

Mar 27   Jacques [Izaak] den Haan, Dutch writer (Dangerous Book) in the year 1908.  

Mar 28   John Eliot, English meteorology, dies at 68 in the year 1908.  

Mar 29   On this day in history arthur O'Connell, NYC, actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years)  

Mar 30   Camille Schmit, composer in the year 1908.  

Apr 01   On this day in history abraham H Maslow, US psychologist (humanistic psychology)  

Apr 02   In the year 1908 buddy Ebsen, Belleville Il, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones)  

Apr 02   On this day in history mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday  

Apr 03   In the year 1908 frank Gotch wins world heavyweight wrestling championship in 2 hours  

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

Apr 04   Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen) in the year 1908.  

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   Gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

Apr 05   The birth of Bette Davis, American actress on this day in history.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1908 vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer  

Apr 07   Le Duan, Vietnamese politician on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 fred Lohse, composer  

Apr 09   Herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history the birth of Victor Vasarely, Russian painter  

Apr 10   In the year 1908 aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV)  

Apr 11   In the year 1908 karel Ancerl, Czech conductor (Prague/Toronto)  

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   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   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   On this day in history 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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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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