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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 25 March 2019

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

Jun 14   In the year 1908 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   World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam in the year 1908.  

Jun 17   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history billy Werber, American baseball player  

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

Jun 22   George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher in the year 1908.  

Jun 23   Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   Hugo Distler, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 24   In the year 1908 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   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   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   Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner  

Jul 03   On this day in history joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59  

Jul 03   Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) on this day in history.  

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   Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor in the year 1908.  

Jul 06   Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole on this day in history.  

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

Jul 07   Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher on this day in history.  

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   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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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