Historical Events In 1908
Saturday, 19 January 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 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 Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon)
Jun 20 Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1908 nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
Jun 22 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher in the year 1908.
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 ʘ Judith on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1908 grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71
Jun 24 Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.
Jun 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)
Jun 29 In the year 1908 paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0 on this day in history.
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 Estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics) on this day in history.
Jul 02 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
Jul 06 Robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole in the year 1908.
Jul 07 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher in the year 1908.
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay on this day in history.