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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 18 April 2021

May 26   On this day in history robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)  

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   In the year 1908 the birth of Ian Fleming, British writer  

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

May 30   On this day in history aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System  

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) on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history 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   US Assay Office in Salt Lake City UT authorized on this day in history.  

May 31   C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies in the year 1908.  

May 31   Don Ameche, Kenosha WI, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places) in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jun 01   In the year 1908 john Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days  

Jun 01   In the year 1908 percy Edwards, animal imitator  

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

Jun 02   Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37) in the year 1908.  

Jun 02   In the year 1908 redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68  

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

Jun 04   On this day in history earl of Halsbury, chancellor (Brunei University)  

Jun 05   On this day in history jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1908 johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66  

Jun 09   J F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)  

Jun 11   Georg Adler, German statehouse head, dies at 45 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 12   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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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