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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 30   Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System in the year 1908.  

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

May 30   On this day in history mel[vin J] Blanc, voice (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd & Porky Pig)  

May 30   In the year 1908 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   US Assay Office in Salt Lake City UT authorized in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   Percy Edwards, animal imitator on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history adele Dixon, actress (Calling the Tune)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history johan Lindegren, composer, dies at 66  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history 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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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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