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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Jun 13   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships.  

Jun 14   John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show) in the year 1908.  

Jun 15   World congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam in the year 1908.  

Jun 17   In the year 1908 frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)  

Jun 18   On this day in history bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth)  

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   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) in the year 1908.  

Jun 24   A Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde &#664 Judith on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   Hugo Distler, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)  

Jun 29   On this day in history paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)  

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) in the year 1908.  

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   Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo) in the year 1908.  

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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