Historical Events In 1908
Friday, 16 November 2018
Jun 13 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Jun 14 Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1908 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 1908 mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
Jun 20 In the year 1908 billy Werber, American baseball player
Jun 21 Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jun 22 On this day in history george Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) in the year 1908.
Jun 24 A Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0 in the year 1908.
Jun 30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) in the year 1908.
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 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 On this day in history thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
Jul 04 In the year 1908 aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
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 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole
Jul 07 On this day in history evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay in the year 1908.