Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Jun 13 In the year 1908 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 John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show) in the year 1908.
Jun 15 On this day in history world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam
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 on this day in history.
Jun 19 On this day in history mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
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 In the year 1908 george Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.
Jun 24 A Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ Judith on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71
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 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) on this day in history.
Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) in the year 1908.
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 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) in the year 1908.
Jul 01 Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) on this day in history.
Jul 02 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner in the year 1908.
Jul 03 In the year 1908 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
Jul 03 On this day in history thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history 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 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 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay on this day in history.