Historical Events In 1908
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
Nov 07 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
Nov 10 On this day in history 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
Nov 12 On this day in history hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
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 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 14 The birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts' in the year 1908.
Nov 15 In the year 1908 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) in the year 1908.
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) in the year 1908.
Nov 19 In the year 1908 alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)
Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.
Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) in the year 1908.
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 in the year 1908.
Nov 22 In the year 1908 michael Balfour, historian
Nov 23 On this day in history leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
Nov 24 Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus) on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history 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 28 154 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 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister on this day in history.
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 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 Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup in the year 1908.
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) in the year 1908.