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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 15 November 2019

May 05   Jacques Massu, French general (Algeria) on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history necil Kazim Akses, composer  

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   Dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname in the year 1908.  

May 10   1st Mother's Day observed (Phila) in the year 1908.  

May 10   Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House in the year 1908.  

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   Melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 13   In the year 1908 navy Nurse Corps established.  

May 14   1st passenger flight in an airplane on this day in history.  

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 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   Dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die in the year 1908.  

May 23   Dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

May 24   Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election in the year 1908.  

May 24   On this day in history kresimir Fribec, composer  

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

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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 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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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