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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 16 January 2021

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 21   Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 23   Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde &#664 Judith  

Jun 24   On this day in history grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71  

Jun 24   Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 28   James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1908 boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0  

Jun 30   Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) in the year 1908.  

Jun 30   On this day in history giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event)  

Jul 01   Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner in the year 1908.  

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) in the year 1908.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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