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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 14 August 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   Maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din iss elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)  

May 28   The birth of Ian Fleming, British writer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 30   Paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jun 02   In the year 1908 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   Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 09   Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 10   Brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund) in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

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

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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