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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 &#664 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.  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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 in the year 1908.  

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