Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Feb 07 In the year 1908 connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000
Feb 08 Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1908 wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth
Feb 09 Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.
Feb 10 In England Canadian Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 rounds to defend his world heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Feb 10 Jean Coulthard, composer in the year 1908.
Feb 10 In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
Feb 11 On this day in history australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England
Feb 11 Heemskerk's government begins in Holland in the year 1908.
Feb 11 Josh White, rocker in the year 1908.
Feb 11 The birth of Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer on this day in history.
Feb 12 Anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female in the year 1908.
Feb 12 On this day in history new York to Paris auto race (via Alaska &Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel
Feb 13 In the year 1908 gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer
Feb 14 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1908 sidney Gilliat, producer
Feb 17 Geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79 on this day in history.
Feb 17 Staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place) on this day in history.
Feb 18 1st US postage stamps in rolls issued on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history uS postage stamps in coils issued
Feb 20 Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1) on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1908 william McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)
Feb 24 On this day in history anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66
Feb 25 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1908 frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)
Feb 25 The tunnel under the Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.
Feb 27 Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954) on this day in history.
Feb 27 In the year 1908 star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma
Feb 28 In the year 1908 failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran
Feb 29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach) in the year 1908.
Feb 29 Dutch scientists produce solid helium in the year 1908.
Feb 29 In the year 1908 pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger
Mar 02 Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist on this day in history.
Mar 03 In the year 1908 riccardo Nielsen, composer