Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Jun 13 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth) in the year 1908.
Jun 18 Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship in the year 1908.
Jun 19 On this day in history mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
Jun 20 Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.
Jun 21 Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 in the year 1908.
Jun 22 In the year 1908 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 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 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 Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes) on this day in history.
Jun 28 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) in the year 1908.
Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0
Jun 30 On this day in history charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)
Jun 30 In the year 1908 giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event)
Jul 01 On this day in history estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
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 Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) in the year 1908.
Jul 04 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) on this day in history.
Jul 04 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn in the year 1908.
Jul 06 In the year 1908 cDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic.
Jul 06 In the year 1908 leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
Jul 06 On this day in history robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
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 in the year 1908.
Jul 07 On this day in history great White Fleet leaves SF Bay