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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 21 June 2021

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   Eden Ahbez, songwriter in the year 1908.  

Apr 16   Natural Bridges National Monument established in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1908 henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85  

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) in the year 1908.  

Apr 21   Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) on this day in history.  

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

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   Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1908 frederick Hawkins, dancer  

Apr 24   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history the birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist  

Apr 26   On this day in history j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana  

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

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) in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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