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 ʘ 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.