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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Jun 13   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

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   John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde &#664 Judith  

Jun 24   Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Hugo Distler, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)  

Jun 29   On this day in history paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 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   Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1908 estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)  

Jul 02   Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner in the year 1908.  

Jul 03   On this day in history joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59  

Jul 03   In the year 1908 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor in the year 1908.  

Jul 06   Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

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

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