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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 08 November 2019

Jun 13   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jun 14   On this day in history fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships.  

Jun 14   On this day in history john Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show)  

Jun 15   World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) in the year 1908.  

Jun 18   In the year 1908 bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth)  

Jun 18   Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship in the year 1908.  

Jun 19   Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) on this day in history.  

Jun 20   Billy Werber, American baseball player in the year 1908.  

Jun 21   In the year 1908 nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64  

Jun 22   George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher in the year 1908.  

Jun 23   On this day in history paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)  

Jun 24   A Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde &#664 Judith on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   Yanks replace Clark Griffith with Kid Elberfeld as manager who is destined to have worse won-lost pct of any Yankee mgr 27-71 (.276) in the year 1908.  

Jun 27   Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes) in the year 1908.  

Jun 28   In the year 1908 james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)  

Jun 29   In the year 1908 paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)  

Jun 30   On this day in history boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0  

Jun 30   Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) in the year 1908.  

Jun 30   On this day in history giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event)  

Jul 01   Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   On this day in history jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner  

Jul 03   Joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jul 03   Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) in the year 1908.  

Jul 04   In the year 1908 nY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn  

Jul 06   CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole  

Jul 07   Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher in the year 1908.  

Jul 07   Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay on this day in history.  

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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   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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