Historical Events In 1908
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jun 13 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.
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) in the year 1908.
Jun 15 On this day in history world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam
Jun 17 Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) in the year 1908.
Jun 18 Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
Jun 20 In the year 1908 billy Werber, American baseball player
Jun 21 In the year 1908 nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
Jun 22 On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.
Jun 24 Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 24 Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.
Jun 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
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 on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)
Jun 30 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) in the year 1908.
Jul 01 On this day in history estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
Jul 02 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner on this day in history.
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 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) in the year 1908.
Jul 04 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn on this day in history.
Jul 06 CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
Jul 06 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole in the year 1908.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1908 great White Fleet leaves SF Bay