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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 18 March 2019

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

May 27   Alex Brown, snooker player in the year 1908.  

May 27   Maulana Hakeem Noor-ud-Din iss elected the first Khalifa of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in the year 1908.  

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

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

May 28   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 31   On this day in history don Ameche, Kenosha WI, actor (Cocoon, Trading Places)  

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

May 31   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 j F Williams-Wynne, Lord-Lieutenant (Gwynedd)  

Jun 09   Jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os meus amores), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 11   Georg Adler, German statehouse head, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

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

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

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   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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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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