Historical Events In 1908
Monday, 29 May 2023
Aug 04 On this day in history kurt Eichhorn, conductor
Aug 05 Harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam on this day in history.
Aug 06 George Singer, composer in the year 1908.
Aug 06 St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn on this day in history.
Aug 08 Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65) in the year 1908.
Aug 08 In the year 1908 joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
Aug 10 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer in the year 1908.
Aug 12 Ford builds the first Model T on this day in history.
Aug 12 On this day in history lord Renton, QC/British govt minister
Aug 13 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team in the year 1908.
Aug 13 Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 in the year 1908.
Aug 14 Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) on this day in history.
Aug 14 On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois
Aug 17 B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC in the year 1908.
Aug 17 Bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery in the year 1908.
Aug 17 Kurt Hessenberg, composer in the year 1908.
Aug 18 Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) on this day in history.
Aug 20 Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959) in the year 1908.
Aug 20 In the year 1908 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 Louis Varney, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1908.
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 Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment) on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer
Aug 23 Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) in the year 1908.
Aug 24 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1908 allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race
Aug 25 In the year 1908 allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race
Aug 25 On this day in history esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
Aug 26 In the year 1908 bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)
Aug 27 In the year 1908 calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
Aug 27 On this day in history donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)
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