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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 May 2019

May 05   Jacques Massu, French general (Algeria) in the year 1908.  

May 06   Necil Kazim Akses, composer in the year 1908.  

May 07   Ed MacDonald, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) in the year 1908.  

May 08   Arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny) in the year 1908.  

May 09   In the year 1908 dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname  

May 10   On this day in history 1st Mother's Day observed (Phila)  

May 10   On this day in history carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House  

May 10   The first Mother's Day observed (Philadelphia) on this day in history.  

May 12   George Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married" premieres in London on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history george Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married," premieres in London  

May 12   On this day in history melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69  

May 12   On this day in history wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield  

May 13   In the year 1908 michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)  

May 13   Navy Nurse Corps established on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1908 1st passenger flight in an airplane  

May 14   The first passenger flight in an airplane on this day in history.  

May 15   Artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like in the year 1908.  

May 15   On this day in history lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)  

May 16   Hilary Preston, editor on this day in history.  

May 17   In the year 1908 sigismund Toduta, composer  

May 20   Jimmy Stewart, PA, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Wash, Wonderful Life) on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history the birth of James Stewart, American film actor  

May 21   On this day in history 1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago  

May 21   The first horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

May 23   On this day in history dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

May 23   Francois Coppee, French poet, dies in the year 1908.  

May 23   John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972) on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history part of the Great White Fleet arrives in Puget Sound WA  

May 24   Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history kresimir Fribec, composer  

May 25   David Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia) on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history at Masjed Soleyman (مسجد سليمان) in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the United Kingdom.  

May 26   Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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