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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

Jun 13   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title  

Jun 14   Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)  

Jun 18   Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth) in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 19   On this day in history mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)  

Jun 20   Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 in the year 1908.  

Jun 22   In the year 1908 george Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher  

Jun 23   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history hugo Distler, composer  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) in the year 1908.  

Jun 29   Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   On this day in history charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event)  

Jul 01   On this day in history estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)  

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) in the year 1908.  

Jul 04   Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1908 cDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic.  

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

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history great White Fleet leaves SF Bay  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

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

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   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   In the year 1908 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   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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