Historical Events In 1908
Saturday, 28 March 2020
Jun 13 In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
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 John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show) on this day in history.
Jun 15 World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1908 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 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 Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
Jun 22 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71
Jun 24 In the year 1908 hugo Distler, composer
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 Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes) in the year 1908.
Jun 28 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) in the year 1908.
Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history 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 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
Jul 04 On this day in history aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
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 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 In the year 1908 evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay on this day in history.