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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 19 May 2022

May 05   On this day in history jacques Massu, French general (Algeria)  

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

May 07   In the year 1908 ed MacDonald, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)  

May 08   Arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House  

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

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

May 12   In the year 1908 george Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married," premieres in London  

May 12   Melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

May 12   Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield on this day in history.  

May 13   Michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors) in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 14   The first passenger flight in an airplane in the year 1908.  

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

May 15   Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden) in the year 1908.  

May 16   Hilary Preston, editor in the year 1908.  

May 17   Sigismund Toduta, composer on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1908 jimmy Stewart, PA, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Wash, Wonderful Life)  

May 20   In the year 1908 the birth of James Stewart, American film actor  

May 21   1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago in the year 1908.  

May 21   The first horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago in the year 1908.  

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

May 23   In the year 1908 dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

May 23   Francois Coppee, French poet, dies on this day in history.  

May 23   John Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972) in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

May 24   Kresimir Fribec, composer in the year 1908.  

May 25   David Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia) in the year 1908.  

May 26   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 on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69  

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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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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

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