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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 22 August 2019

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

Apr 13   Groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies) in the year 1908.  

Apr 15   In the year 1908 eden Ahbez, songwriter  

Apr 16   Natural Bridges National Monument established in the year 1908.  

Apr 16   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres)  

Apr 22   In the year 1908 henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies  

Apr 22   Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   Frederick Hawkins, dancer in the year 1908.  

Apr 24   On this day in history heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets)  

Apr 24   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 in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person)  

Apr 25   On this day in history the birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist  

Apr 26   On this day in history j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana  

Apr 27   4th modern Olympic games opens in London on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1908 arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

Apr 29   Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers) on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)  

May 01   World's most intense rain shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama in the year 1908.  

May 01   World's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama in the year 1908.  

May 02   On this day in history 1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright.  

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   In the year 1908 great White Fleet arrives in San Fransisco  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 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   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   On this day in history 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   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

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

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