Historical Events In 1908
Friday, 10 July 2020
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 In the year 1908 victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
Nov 10 In the year 1908 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
Nov 12 In the year 1908 hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
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 in the year 1908.
Nov 14 In the year 1908 the birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts'
Nov 15 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on this day in history.
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 Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) on this day in history.
Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 22 Michael Balfour, historian on this day in history.
Nov 23 Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 26 On this day in history charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
Nov 28 In the year 1908 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 Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 on this day in history.
Dec 02 Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) in the year 1908.
Dec 03 Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres on this day in history.
Dec 03 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion) in the year 1908.
Dec 04 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) in the year 1908.
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) on this day in history.