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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 21 January 2019

May 26   In the year 1908 robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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   Miss Pottelsberghe de la Pottery is 1st airplane passenger (Belgium) on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jun 02   On this day in history gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)  

Jun 02   Redvers H Buller, English general, dies at 68 in the year 1908.  

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   Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court) in the year 1908.  

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) in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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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