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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 13 October 2019

Apr 12   In the year 1908 fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts  

Apr 13   In the year 1908 groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies)  

Apr 15   In the year 1908 eden Ahbez, songwriter  

Apr 16   On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument established  

Apr 16   On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah)  

Apr 18   In the year 1908 edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)  

Apr 18   Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Apr 20   12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2 in the year 1908.  

Apr 20   In the year 1908 henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85  

Apr 20   In the year 1908 wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch  

Apr 21   In the year 1908 frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)  

Apr 21   On this day in history frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT)  

Apr 21   On this day in history louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)  

Apr 22   Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres) in the year 1908.  

Apr 22   Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies in the year 1908.  

Apr 22   Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba in the year 1908.  

Apr 23   On this day in history denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord  

Apr 23   Frederick Hawkins, dancer on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) in the year 1908.  

Apr 24   On this day in history mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become 1st to travel across US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m  

Apr 24   Mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become the first to travel across the US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m in the year 1908.  

Apr 25   In the year 1908 edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)  

Apr 25   The birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1908 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana  

Apr 27   In the year 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London  

Apr 28   On this day in history arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

Apr 29   On this day in history jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)  

May 01   In the year 1908 giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)  

May 01   World's most intense rain shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history world's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama  

May 02   1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright in the year 1908.  

May 02   William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) in the year 1908.  

May 05   34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2 in the year 1908.  

May 05   Great White Fleet arrives in San Fransisco in the year 1908.  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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