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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 21 January 2021

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

May 27   Alex Brown, snooker player on this day in history.  

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

May 28   Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond) on this day in history.  

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

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

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) in the year 1908.  

May 30   Paris advocate E Archdeacon is first passenger in a airplane in the year 1908.  

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   C L "Boy" Johnson, cricketer (Test for S Africa 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is first female airplane passenger (Belgium)  

Jun 01   John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days in the year 1908.  

Jun 01   In the year 1908 percy Edwards, animal imitator  

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

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   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) 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   In the year 1908 brinsley Ford, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)  

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) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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