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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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 in the year 1908.  

Mar 23   Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate in the year 1908.  

Mar 25   In the year 1908 bridget D'Oyly Carte, British theater & hotel director  

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

Mar 25   In the year 1908 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Mar 26   The Prince Edward Island Assembly passes a law to ban all automobiles from its roads, since rescinded in the year 1908.  

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

Mar 28   John Eliot, English meteorology, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1908 camille Schmit, composer  

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

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

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

Apr 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history josef Sucher, composer, dies at 64  

Apr 05   In the year 1908 bette Davis, Lowell Mass, famous eyes (Of Human Bondage, Jezebel)  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history gaetano Coronaro, composer, dies at 55  

Apr 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history herbert Henry Asquith becomes PM of England  

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

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

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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   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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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