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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 May 2019

May 26   Robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen) on this day in history.  

May 27   Alex Brown, snooker player on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din iss elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.  

May 28   Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond) in the year 1908.  

May 28   The birth of Ian Fleming, British writer in the year 1908.  

May 28   In the year 1908 the birth of Ian Fleming, British writer2006 President Alvaro Uribe Velez is re-elected in Colombia for a second term. He becomes the first president in over a century to serve consecutive terms.  

May 30   In the year 1908 1st federal workmen's compensation law approved  

May 30   Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1908 first federal workmen's compensation law approved  

May 30   Mel[vin J] Blanc, voice (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig) in the year 1908.  

May 30   In the year 1908 paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane  

May 30   The birth of Mel Blanc, Provided many cartoon voices for Warner Brothers in the year 1908.  

May 30   On this day in history uS Assay Office in Salt Lake City UT authorized  

May 31   On this day in history c L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies  

May 31   In the year 1908 don Ameche, Kenosha WI, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places)  

May 31   Miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is 1st airplane passenger (Belgium) in the year 1908.  

May 31   On this day in history miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is first female airplane passenger (Belgium)  

Jun 01   On this day in history john Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days  

Jun 01   Percy Edwards, animal imitator on this day in history.  

Jun 02   33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)  

Jun 02   On this day in history redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68  

Jun 03   Adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune) in the year 1908.  

Jun 04   Earl of Halsbury, chancellor (Brunei University) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1908 jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)  

Jun 05   Luca Fumagalli, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1908.  

Jun 08   Johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1908.  

Jun 09   J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd) in the year 1908.  

Jun 09   In the year 1908 jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46  

Jun 10   1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of NY, opens on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   In the year 1908 georg Adler, German statehouse head, dies at 45  

Jun 12   Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours (NYC) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist in the year 1908.  

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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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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 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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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