Historical Events In 1908
Monday, 27 January 2020
Jun 13 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1908 fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships.
Jun 14 John Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show) on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 1908 world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam
Jun 17 Frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief) in the year 1908.
Jun 18 Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth) in the year 1908.
Jun 18 In the year 1908 japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the Kasato-Maru ship
Jun 19 Mildred Natwick, Balt Md, actress (She Wore a Yellow Ribbon) in the year 1908.
Jun 20 Billy Werber, American baseball player on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64
Jun 22 George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher in the year 1908.
Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) in the year 1908.
Jun 24 On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ Judith
Jun 24 Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jun 24 Hugo Distler, composer on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1908 yanks replace Clark Griffith with Kid Elberfeld as manager who is destined to have worse won-lost pct of any Yankee mgr 27-71 (.276)
Jun 27 On this day in history hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
Jun 28 In the year 1908 james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)
Jun 29 In the year 1908 paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe)
Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0 in the year 1908.
Jun 30 Charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari) in the year 1908.
Jun 30 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) in the year 1908.
Jul 01 In the year 1908 estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
Jul 02 In the year 1908 jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner
Jul 03 In the year 1908 joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
Jul 03 In the year 1908 thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
Jul 04 On this day in history aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome)
Jul 04 On this day in history nY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn
Jul 06 CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor
Jul 06 In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
Jul 06 On this day in history robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole
Jul 07 In the year 1908 evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay in the year 1908.