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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 January 2020

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

May 27   In the year 1908 alex Brown, snooker player  

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

May 28   In the year 1908 ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)  

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

May 28   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 in the year 1908.  

May 30   On this day in history 1st federal workmen's compensation law approved  

May 30   In the year 1908 aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System  

May 30   First federal workmen's compensation law approved on this day in history.  

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

May 30   On this day in history paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane  

May 30   On this day in history the birth of Mel Blanc, Provided many cartoon voices for Warner Brothers  

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   Don Ameche, Kenosha WI, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places) on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is 1st airplane passenger (Belgium)  

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   On this day in history percy Edwards, animal imitator  

Jun 02   In the year 1908 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4  

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

Jun 02   Redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1908 adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune)  

Jun 04   In the year 1908 earl of Halsbury, chancellor (Brunei University)  

Jun 05   Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court) on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1908 luca Fumagalli, composer, dies at 71  

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   Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of NY, opens in the year 1908.  

Jun 10   On this day in history brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)  

Jun 11   On this day in history georg Adler, German statehouse head, dies at 45  

Jun 12   Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours (NYC) in the year 1908.  

Jun 12   On this day in history max Tailleur, adjudant to Prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist  

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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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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