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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 &#664 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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