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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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

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

May 07   On this day in history ed MacDonald, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)  

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

May 09   Dirk Fock becomes Governor of Suriname on this day in history.  

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

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

May 12   George Bernard Shaws' "Getting Married," premieres in London on this day in history.  

May 12   Melesio Morales, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

May 13   In the year 1908 michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)  

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

May 16   Hilary Preston, editor in the year 1908.  

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

May 23   In the year 1908 dirigible explodes over San Fransisco Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

May 23   In the year 1908 dirigible explodes over SF Bay, 16 passengers fall, none die  

May 23   Francois Coppee, French poet, dies on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history john Bardeen, US, physicist (transistor, Nobel 1956, 1972)  

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

May 24   In the year 1908 belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election  

May 24   Kresimir Fribec, composer in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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