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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Apr 12   Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts in the year 1908.  

Apr 13   On this day in history 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   Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely) in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85  

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

Apr 21   On this day in history 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   Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36) in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 22   Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1908 denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1908 the birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist  

Apr 26   J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana on this day in history.  

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

Apr 28   In the year 1908 arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

Apr 29   Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers) in the year 1908.  

May 01   Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

May 02   On this day in history william Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)  

May 05   On this day in history 34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2  

May 05   Great White Fleet arrives in San Fransisco 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

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   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   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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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