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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

May 05   Jacques Massu, French general (Algeria) in the year 1908.  

May 06   Necil Kazim Akses, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 12   George Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married," premieres in London in the year 1908.  

May 12   On this day in history 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) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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

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   The birth of James Stewart, American film actor in the year 1908.  

May 21   1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago in the year 1908.  

May 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 john Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)  

May 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history kresimir Fribec, composer  

May 25   David Lean, British director (Lawrence of Arabia) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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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