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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Apr 12   On this day in history fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts  

Apr 13   On this day in history groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies)  

Apr 15   On this day in history eden Ahbez, songwriter  

Apr 16   In the year 1908 natural Bridges National Monument established  

Apr 16   Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)  

Apr 18   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

Apr 20   Henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85 in the year 1908.  

Apr 20   Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 21   In the year 1908 frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT)  

Apr 21   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba  

Apr 23   Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord in the year 1908.  

Apr 23   In the year 1908 frederick Hawkins, dancer  

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

Apr 25   The birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist in the year 1908.  

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

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

Apr 28   Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop in the year 1908.  

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

May 01   Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone) on this day in history.  

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

May 01   In the year 1908 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   William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1908 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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