Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Aug 28 In the year 1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
Aug 28 On this day in history roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)
Aug 29 NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London in the year 1908.
Aug 30 Leonor Fini, painter on this day in history.
Aug 30 The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor in the year 1908.
Aug 31 In the year 1908 lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian
Sep 01 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist in the year 1908.
Sep 02 In the year 1908 barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
Sep 02 In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
Sep 03 In the year 1908 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies
Sep 03 James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London on this day in history.
Sep 04 In the year 1908 caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
Sep 04 Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny) in the year 1908.
Sep 05 Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 on this day in history.
Sep 05 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer in the year 1908.
Sep 06 In the year 1908 anthony Wagner, genealogist
Sep 07 In the year 1908 max Kaminsky, trumpeter
Sep 08 In the year 1908 geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
Sep 09 In the year 1908 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
Sep 09 Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va in the year 1908.
Sep 10 On this day in history raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade)
Sep 11 Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.
Sep 12 In the year 1908 winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
Sep 13 In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer
Sep 14 On this day in history bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)
Sep 15 On this day in history gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
Sep 16 On this day in history beecher Moore, sailor
Sep 16 Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp on this day in history.
Sep 16 General Motors founded by William C Durant in the year 1908.
Sep 17 Franz J A Grothe, German composer on this day in history.
Sep 17 On this day in history thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash
Sep 17 In the year 1908 thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
Sep 17 On this day in history thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight
Sep 18 Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 in the year 1908.