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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 05 April 2020

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

May 06   In the year 1908 necil Kazim Akses, composer  

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   Dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname on this day in history.  

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

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   George Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married" premieres in London in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 12   Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield in the year 1908.  

May 13   Michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors) on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history navy Nurse Corps established.  

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

May 14   In the year 1908 the first passenger flight in an airplane  

May 15   In the year 1908 artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like  

May 15   Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden) on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1908 hilary Preston, editor  

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

May 20   Jimmy Stewart, PA, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Wash, Wonderful Life) in the year 1908.  

May 20   On this day in history 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   Dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die on this day in history.  

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

May 23   On this day in history francois Coppee, French poet, dies  

May 23   In the year 1908 john Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)  

May 23   Part of the Great White Fleet arrives in Puget Sound WA in the year 1908.  

May 24   In the year 1908 belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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