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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 25 September 2022

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

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

Apr 15   On this day in history eden Ahbez, songwriter  

Apr 16   Natural Bridges National Monument established on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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   Frederick Hawkins, dancer in the year 1908.  

Apr 24   In the year 1908 heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets)  

Apr 24   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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  

Apr 25   Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person) in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 02   William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.  

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

May 05   On this day in history 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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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