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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 &#664 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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

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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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