Historical Events In 1908
Monday, 10 May 2021
Feb 07 Connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1908 grigor Eghiazaryan, composer
Feb 08 In the year 1908 wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth
Feb 09 In the year 1908 jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)
Feb 10 In the year 1908 in England Canadian Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 rounds to defend his world heavyweight boxing title
Feb 10 In the year 1908 jean Coulthard, composer
Feb 10 Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female
Feb 12 New York to Paris auto race (via Alaska &Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel on this day in history.
Feb 13 Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer in the year 1908.
Feb 14 Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1908.
Feb 15 In the year 1908 sidney Gilliat, producer
Feb 17 Geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79 in the year 1908.
Feb 17 In the year 1908 staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place)
Feb 18 1st US postage stamps in rolls issued in the year 1908.
Feb 18 On this day in history uS postage stamps in coils issued
Feb 20 In the year 1908 grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1)
Feb 23 In the year 1908 william McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)
Feb 24 Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 25 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.
Feb 25 Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree) on this day in history.
Feb 25 The tunnel under the Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens in the year 1908.
Feb 27 Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954) in the year 1908.
Feb 27 Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma in the year 1908.
Feb 28 In the year 1908 failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran
Feb 29 In the year 1908 alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
Feb 29 On this day in history dutch scientists produce solid helium
Feb 29 Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger in the year 1908.
Mar 02 In the year 1908 jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist
Mar 03 On this day in history riccardo Nielsen, composer