Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Jun 13 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ Judith
Jun 24 Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jun 28 James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) on this day in history.
Jun 29 On this day in history paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0 in the year 1908.
Jun 30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) on this day in history.
Jun 30 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) in the year 1908.
Jul 01 On this day in history estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
Jul 02 On this day in history jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner
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 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) in the year 1908.
Jul 04 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn in the year 1908.
Jul 06 CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic on this day in history.
Jul 06 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor in the year 1908.
Jul 06 In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
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 In the year 1908 great White Fleet leaves SF Bay