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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 &#664 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  

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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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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