Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 24 May 2020
Jun 13 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.
Jun 14 Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1908 john Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show)
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 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each)
Jun 24 In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ Judith
Jun 24 On this day in history grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71
Jun 24 In the year 1908 hugo Distler, composer
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 In the year 1908 hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
Jun 28 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) in the year 1908.
Jun 29 On this day in history paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
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 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 In the year 1908 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 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole in the year 1908.
Jul 06 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay in the year 1908.