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 ʘ 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