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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

May 05   In the year 1908 jacques Massu, French general (Algeria)  

May 06   In the year 1908 necil Kazim Akses, composer  

May 07   Ed MacDonald, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown) on this day in history.  

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

May 10   The first Mother's Day observed (Philadelphia) in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 12   In the year 1908 melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69  

May 12   In the year 1908 wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubblefield  

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

May 15   In the year 1908 lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)  

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

May 17   Sigismund Toduta, composer in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 24   On this day in history belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election  

May 24   Kresimir Fribec, composer on this day in history.  

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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