Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.
Nov 07 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy in the year 1908.
Nov 08 In the year 1908 victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
Nov 10 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room on this day in history.
Nov 12 In the year 1908 hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
Nov 14 On this day in history albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light
Nov 14 In the year 1908 harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
Nov 14 In the year 1908 kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
Nov 14 The birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts' on this day in history.
Nov 15 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies in the year 1908.
Nov 16 In the year 1908 arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera
Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) on this day in history.
Nov 16 The birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor on this day in history.
Nov 18 Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl) in the year 1908.
Nov 19 Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79
Nov 20 On this day in history alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)
Nov 20 The birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster in the year 1908.
Nov 22 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0 on this day in history.
Nov 22 Michael Balfour, historian in the year 1908.
Nov 23 In the year 1908 leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
Nov 24 On this day in history harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
Nov 25 On this day in history dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds
Nov 26 In the year 1908 charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
Nov 28 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa in the year 1908.
Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62) on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
Dec 02 Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 in the year 1908.
Dec 02 Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) in the year 1908.
Dec 03 On this day in history edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres
Dec 03 In the year 1908 halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
Dec 04 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) in the year 1908.