Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Aug 04 On this day in history kurt Eichhorn, conductor
Aug 05 On this day in history harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam
Aug 06 George Singer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 06 St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn in the year 1908.
Aug 08 In the year 1908 arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)
Aug 08 On this day in history joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
Aug 10 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on this day in history.
Aug 12 Ford builds the first Model T in the year 1908.
Aug 12 Lord Renton, QC/British govt minister in the year 1908.
Aug 13 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team in the year 1908.
Aug 13 In the year 1908 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
Aug 13 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Aug 14 Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) in the year 1908.
Aug 14 Race riot in Springfield Illinois on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history b Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC
Aug 17 On this day in history bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery
Aug 17 In the year 1908 kurt Hessenberg, composer
Aug 18 On this day in history armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)
Aug 20 Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959) in the year 1908.
Aug 20 On this day in history congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo
Aug 20 Congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history louis Varney, composer, dies at 64
Aug 21 In the year 1908 david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)
Aug 22 In the year 1908 henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer
Aug 22 On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)
Aug 22 On this day in history the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer
Aug 23 In the year 1908 arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli)
Aug 24 In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
Aug 25 On this day in history allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race
Aug 25 Allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race in the year 1908.
Aug 25 Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist in the year 1908.
Aug 26 In the year 1908 bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)
Aug 27 Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers on this day in history.
Aug 27 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) in the year 1908.