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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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   In the year 1908 world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam  

Jun 17   Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1908 bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth)  

Jun 18   In the year 1908 japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship  

Jun 19   On this day in history mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)  

Jun 20   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde &#664 Judith  

Jun 24   Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   On this day in history hugo Distler, composer  

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

Jun 28   James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event)  

Jul 01   Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) in the year 1908.  

Jul 02   In the year 1908 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   NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn in the year 1908.  

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

Jul 06   Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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