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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 15 July 2019

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

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

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

May 08   In the year 1908 arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny)  

May 09   On this day in history dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 16   On this day in history hilary Preston, editor  

May 17   On this day in history sigismund Toduta, composer  

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

May 20   The birth of James Stewart, American film actor on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history john Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)  

May 23   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history david Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia)  

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   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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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