Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Apr 12 In the year 1908 fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts
Apr 13 On this day in history groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies)
Apr 15 Eden Ahbez, songwriter on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1908 natural Bridges National Monument established
Apr 16 Natural Bridges National Monument forms (Lake Powell Utah) on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history edward Roberts, bishop (Ely)
Apr 18 In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Jewy Smith in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
Apr 20 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2 in the year 1908.
Apr 20 On this day in history henry Chadwick, sports reporter (baseball), dies at 85
Apr 20 Wilhelmus M Bekkers, bishop of Hertogenbosch on this day in history.
Apr 21 In the year 1908 frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)
Apr 21 Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (NOT) on this day in history.
Apr 21 On this day in history louis Hostin, France, Light Heavyweight, Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
Apr 22 On this day in history eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Il, actor (Oliver-Green Acres)
Apr 22 On this day in history henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies
Apr 22 In the year 1908 queensland beat NSW by 171 runs for their 1st cricket win at Gabba
Apr 23 Denmark, Germany, Engld, France, Neth & Sweden signs North Sea accord in the year 1908.
Apr 23 Frederick Hawkins, dancer on this day in history.
Apr 24 Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets) in the year 1908.
Apr 24 On this day in history mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become 1st to travel across US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m
Apr 24 In the year 1908 mr & Mrs Jacob Murdock become the first to travel across the US by car, they leave LA in a Packard & arrive in NYC in 32d-5h-25m
Apr 25 Edward R Murrow, Pole Creek NC, newscaster (Person to Person) in the year 1908.
Apr 25 The birth of Edward R Murrow, American journalist in the year 1908.
Apr 26 In the year 1908 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana
Apr 27 In the year 1908 4th modern Olympic games opens in London
Apr 28 Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop in the year 1908.
Apr 29 In the year 1908 jack [Stewart] Williamson, US, sci-fi author (Cometeers)
May 01 In the year 1908 giovanni Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone)
May 01 On this day in history world's most intense rain shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama
May 01 In the year 1908 world's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo Panama
May 02 On this day in history 1908 "Take me out to the Ball Game registered for copyright.
May 02 William Bakewell, LA Calif, actor (Stage manager-Pinky Lee Show) on this day in history.
May 05 In the year 1908 34th Kentucky Derby: Arthur Pickens on Stone Street wins in 2:15.2
May 05 On this day in history great White Fleet arrives in San Fransisco