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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

Apr 13   Groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies) in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history natural Bridges National Monument established  

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 in the year 1908.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2  

Apr 20   Henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1908 henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies  

Apr 22   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Frederick Hawkins, dancer on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 the birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist  

Apr 26   J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

May 01   World's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama in the year 1908.  

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

May 05   Great White Fleet arrives in San Fransisco on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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

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

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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