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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 19 April 2021

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) in the year 1908.  

Jun 15   On this day in history world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam  

Jun 17   Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 billy Werber, American baseball player  

Jun 21   In the year 1908 nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64  

Jun 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 24   Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   On this day in history 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)  

Jun 27   On this day in history hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 02   Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1908 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59  

Jul 03   Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) in the year 1908.  

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

Jul 04   NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn on this day in history.  

Jul 06   CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor  

Jul 06   Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 great White Fleet leaves SF Bay  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

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   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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

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