Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.
Nov 07 On this day in history dutch capture Venezuelan navy
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 on this day in history.
Nov 12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema) in the year 1908.
Nov 14 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light in the year 1908.
Nov 14 On this day in history harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
Nov 14 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history 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 In the year 1908 arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera
Nov 16 In the year 1908 burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)
Nov 16 The birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor in the year 1908.
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 In the year 1908 albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79
Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) in the year 1908.
Nov 20 In the year 1908 the birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster
Nov 22 In the year 1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
Nov 22 Michael Balfour, historian in the year 1908.
Nov 23 In the year 1908 leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
Nov 24 Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus) on this day in history.
Nov 25 Dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds in the year 1908.
Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) in the year 1908.
Nov 28 On this day in history 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
Nov 28 In the year 1908 arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
Nov 29 In the year 1908 adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
Dec 02 In the year 1908 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3
Dec 02 In the year 1908 robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
Dec 03 In the year 1908 edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres
Dec 03 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)