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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 26 January 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jun 21   In the year 1908 nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64  

Jun 22   In the year 1908 george Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher  

Jun 23   Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 24   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) in the year 1908.  

Jun 27   Hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes) in the year 1908.  

Jun 28   James L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) in the year 1908.  

Jun 30   On this day in history boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0  

Jun 30   On this day in history charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)  

Jun 30   Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) in the year 1908.  

Jul 01   Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner in the year 1908.  

Jul 03   In the year 1908 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59  

Jul 03   On this day in history thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)  

Jul 04   Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history cDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic.  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor  

Jul 06   Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole on this day in history.  

Jul 06   In the year 1908 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 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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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