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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Apr 12   Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 15   Eden Ahbez, songwriter in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1908 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   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   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   On this day in history 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  

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   On this day in history arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop  

Apr 29   Jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers) on this day in history.  

May 01   Giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone) in the year 1908.  

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

May 01   On this day in history world's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama  

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

May 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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