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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 23 March 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   In the year 1908 dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname  

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

May 10   In the year 1908 carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House  

May 10   On this day in history the first Mother's Day observed (Philadelphia)  

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   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   On this day in history michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)  

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   On this day in history artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago  

May 21   The first horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago on this day in history.  

May 23   Dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 24   In the year 1908 kresimir Fribec, composer  

May 25   In the year 1908 david Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia)  

May 26   In the year 1908 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   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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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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