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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 03 April 2020

Apr 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument established  

Apr 16   Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah) in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch  

Apr 21   Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't) in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord  

Apr 23   On this day in history frederick Hawkins, dancer  

Apr 24   On this day in history heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets)  

Apr 24   On this day in history 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) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history world's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama  

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

May 02   In the year 1908 william Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show)  

May 05   34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2 in the year 1908.  

May 05   In the year 1908 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   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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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