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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   On this day in history the birth of David Lean, British director  

Mar 26   On this day in history betty MacDonald, [Anne E Campbell Bard], US writer (Egg & I)  

Mar 26   The Prince Edward Island Assembly passes a law to ban all automobiles from its roads, since rescinded on this day in history.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) in the year 1908.  

Mar 28   On this day in history john Eliot, English meteorology, dies at 68  

Mar 29   In the year 1908 arthur O'Connell, NYC, actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years)  

Mar 30   Camille Schmit, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 02   Buddy Ebsen, Belleville Il, actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones) in the year 1908.  

Apr 02   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 frank Gotch wins world heavyweight wrestling championship in 2 hrs  

Apr 04   Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author (Cheaper by the Dozen) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64  

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

Apr 05   British premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history the birth of Bette Davis, American actress  

Apr 06   J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #755 Quintilla on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 08   In the year 1908 lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier  

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

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   Aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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