Historical Events In 1908
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Jun 13 On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 14 Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing the building of another four major warships in the year 1908.
Jun 14 On this day in history john Scott Trotter, Charlotte NC, orch leader (George Gobel Show)
Jun 15 In the year 1908 world congress for Woman's rights opens in Amsterdam
Jun 17 In the year 1908 frank Sully, St Louis MO, actor (Along Came Jones, Phantom Thief)
Jun 18 Bud Collyer, NYC, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth) in the year 1908.
Jun 18 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history billy Werber, American baseball player
Jun 21 Nikolai A Rimski-Korssakov, Russian composer (Sheherazade), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1908 george Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher
Jun 23 Paulus Akkerman, [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each) on this day in history.
Jun 24 A Kopff discovers asteroids #663 Gerlinde ʘ Judith on this day in history.
Jun 24 Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71 in the year 1908.
Jun 24 Hugo Distler, composer in the year 1908.
Jun 24 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) in the year 1908.
Jun 27 In the year 1908 hans de Jong, musician/conductor (De Damrakkertjes)
Jun 28 In the year 1908 james L Reinsch, media-adviser (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy)
Jun 29 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe) in the year 1908.
Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0 in the year 1908.
Jun 30 On this day in history charles Camproux, French linguistic/author (Bestiari)
Jun 30 Giant fireball impacts in Central Siberia (Tunguska Event) on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1908 estee Lauder, CEO (Estee Lauder's cosmetics)
Jul 02 Jean Sinclair, teacher/campaigner on this day in history.
Jul 03 On this day in history joel Chandler Harris, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59
Jul 03 On this day in history thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)
Jul 04 Aurelio Peccei, Italian businessman/chairman (Club of Rome) on this day in history.
Jul 04 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Phila Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn in the year 1908.
Jul 06 CDR Robert Peary sails in Roosevelt from New York to explore Arctic in the year 1908.
Jul 06 Leonce Grass, Flemish singer/conductor on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for north pole
Jul 06 In the year 1908 robert Peary's expedition sails from NYC for the north pole
Jul 07 Evert W Beth, Dutch mathematician/philosopher in the year 1908.
Jul 07 Great White Fleet leaves SF Bay in the year 1908.