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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

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

Apr 15   Eden Ahbez, songwriter on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 18   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1908.  

Apr 21   On this day in history louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)  

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

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

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   Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) in the year 1908.  

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   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   Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   The birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 28   On this day in history arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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