1908 in History – What happened in year 1908

In history, year 1908 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1908.

Know what happened in 1908:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 AprilSMS Blücher , the last armored cruiser to be built by the German Imperial Navy, launched.
18 JuneThe University of the Philippines, the national university ofthe Philippines, was established.
19 July Feyenoord Rotterdam, today one of the 'big three' professionalfootball teams in the Netherlands, was founded as the club Wilhelmina ina pub.
30 JuneA massive explosion occurred near the Podkamennaya TunguskaRiver in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, knocking over 80 milliontrees (sample pictured) over 2,150 square kilometres (830 sq mi).
06 OctoberAustria-Hungary announced the annexation of Bosnia andHerzegovina, causing a crisis that permanently damaged their relationswith Russia and the Kingdom of Serbia.
30 JuneA massive explosion occurred near the Podkamennaya TunguskaRiver in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, knocking over 80 milliontrees over 2,150 square kilometres (830 sq mi).
23 March American diplomat Durham Stevens, an employee of Japan'sMinistry of Foreign Affairs, was assassinated in San Francisco by twoKorean immigrants unhappy with his recent support of the increasingJapanese presence in Korea.
06 OctoberAustria-Hungary announced the annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, causing a crisis that permanently damaged their relations with Russia and the Kingdom of Serbia.
28 DecemberA magnitude 7.2 earthquake and subsequent tsunami struckMessina, Italy, killing more than 100,000 people.
27 SeptemberThe first production of the Ford Model T automobile was builtat the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan, US.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1908:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JuneJulie Campbell Tatham / Author / United States of America
03 JulyRobert B. Meyner / Politician / United States of America
03 SeptemberLev Pontryagin / Academic / Russia
04 DecemberAlfred Hershey / Bacteriologist / United States of America
05 January George Dolenz / Actor / United States of America
05 AprilHerbert von Karajan / Conductor / Austria
05 February Marie Baron / Swimmer / Netherlands
08 JulyLouis Jordan / Writer / United States of America
11 January Lionel Stander / Actor / United States of America
14 March Maurice Merleau-Ponty / Philosopher / France
18 JulyLupe Vélez / Actress / United States of America
19 MayPercy Williams / Sprinter / Canada
22 February John Mills / Actor / United Kingdom
23 NovemberNelson S. Bond / Author / United States of America
25 AprilEdward R. Murrow / Journalist / United States of America
26 DecemberRalph Hill / Runner / United States of America
27 AugustDon Bradman / Cricketer / Australia
28 AprilOskar Schindler / Business Man / Germany
30 SeptemberDavid Oistrakh / Educator / Russia
31 MayNils Poppe / Actor / Sweden

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1908:

YearName / Profession / Country
26 February Leela Majumdar / Author / India
07 February Manmath Nath Gupta / Author / India
21 NovemberNareshchandra Singh / Politician / India
10 JuneJoyanto Nath Chaudhuri / Soldier / India
30 OctoberU. Muthuramalingam Thevar / Politician / India
04 MayJagjivan Ram / Politician / India
08 JanuaryFearless Nadia / Actress / India
30 MarchSmt. Devika Rani / Actress / India
01 SeptemberK N Singh / Actor / India
15 DecemberSwami Ranganathananda / Scholar / India
25 JuneSucheta Kripalani / Politician / India
05 AprilJagjivan Ram / Politician / India
24 AugustShivram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
30 MarchDevika Rani / Actress / India
23 SeptemberRamdhari Singh Dinkar / Writer / India
24 AugustShivaram Rajguru / Activist / India
14 FebruaryKengal Hanumanthaiah / Politician / India
23 SeptemberRamdhari Singh Dinkar / Poet / India
24 AprilViolet alva / Lawyer / India
19 MayManik Bandopadhyay / Poet / India

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