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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Apr 12   Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts on this day in history.  

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   Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely) in the year 1908.  

Apr 18   Tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

Apr 20   12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85  

Apr 20   Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch on this day in history.  

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

Apr 21   Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) in the year 1908.  

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

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

Apr 22   On this day in history 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   Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord in the year 1908.  

Apr 23   On this day in history frederick Hawkins, dancer  

Apr 24   Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   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   Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 02   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2  

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   In the year 1908 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   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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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