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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 10 December 2018

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history eden Ahbez, songwriter  

Apr 16   In the year 1908 natural Bridges National Monument established  

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

Apr 18   Edward Roberts, bishop (Ely) on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT)  

Apr 21   Louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 22   Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies in the year 1908.  

Apr 22   Queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba in the year 1908.  

Apr 23   Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Frederick Hawkins, dancer in the year 1908.  

Apr 24   Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist in the year 1908.  

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

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

Apr 28   Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

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

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