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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Jun 13   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history 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   Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) in the year 1908.  

Jun 20   Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jun 22   George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher on this day in history.  

Jun 23   In the year 1908 paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   In the year 1908 james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)  

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   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   In the year 1908 estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1908 cDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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