Historical Events In 1908
Saturday, 01 October 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 On this day in history victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
Nov 10 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room in the year 1908.
Nov 12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema) on this day in history.
Nov 14 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light on this day in history.
Nov 14 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union) on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1908 kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
Nov 14 In the year 1908 the birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts'
Nov 15 On this day in history cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
Nov 16 Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera in the year 1908.
Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history the birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor
Nov 18 Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl) on this day in history.
Nov 19 On this day in history alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)
Nov 19 On this day in history albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79
Nov 20 In the year 1908 alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)
Nov 20 On this day in history the birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds
Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
Nov 28 On this day in history arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
Nov 29 In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.
Dec 03 Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres on this day in history.
Dec 03 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion) on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
Dec 04 In the year 1908 haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
Dec 05 On this day in history 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)