The year 1908 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1908 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1908 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
10 MayThe first Mother's Day was celebrated during Church Service in Grafton, West Virginia.
14 MayFor the first time, someone flew in an airplane.
16 SeptemberWilliam Crepo Billy founded the automobile manufacturer General Motors.
23 SeptemberFamous Hindi poet Ramdhari Singh 'Dinkar' was born in Simaria village in Bihar.
30 SeptemberOne of the famous poets of Hindi, Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar was born on 23 September 1908 in a place called Simaria.
01 OctoberAmerican industrialist Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, presented the model of the T car.
12 NovemberBulgaria declared her independence.
14 NovemberAlbert Einstein introduced quantum theory of light.
16 NovemberGeneral Motors Corporation was established.
11 AugustThe revolutionary Khudiram Bose was hanged at just 18 and a half years of age.
12 AugustHenry Ford's car company created the first car model.
14 AugustThe first beauty pageant was held in Folkestone, England.
27 AugustSir Donald Bradman, the world's greatest cricketer, was born. He scored 29 centuries in 52 Tests of his career and 6996 runs at an average of 99.94.
28 DecemberMore than a million people died after the earthquakes and tsunamis in Messina and Rejo Calabria, southern Italy.
12 JanuaryThe long-distance wireless message was sent from the Eiffel Tower in Paris for the first time.
01 FebruaryPortugal King Carlos I) and his son Prince Louis Philippe were killed in Lisbon.
28 FebruaryAn earthquake in Messina, Italy, killed about 80 people.
01 MarchTata Iron and Steel Company was established in Jamshedpur.
30 MarchFilm actress Devika Rani was born in Visakhapatnam.
23 AprilThe North Atlantic Organization Treaty was signed between Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Holland and Sweden.
12 JanuaryA long-distance radio message was sent before the Eiffel Tower.
01 FebruaryKing Carlos of Portugal and Infant Louis Philippe shot in Lisbon
04 MarchTransvaal University College established the University of Pretoria.
21 AprilFrederick Cook claimed to have reached the North Pole on this date.
26 MayA Franco-British exhibition was held in London.
15 JuneWorld Congress for Women's Rights opened in Amsterdam.
27 JulyHong Kong's Typhoon lost 421 lives to passenger steamer Ying King.
17 AugustFantamagori made Emily Kohl the first fully animated film.
24 AugustSultan Abdalziz of Morocco has been discouraged after much conflict, and his brother Abd al-Hafid was succeeded by Morocco
27 SeptemberHenry Ford Detroit produced its first Model T automobile at the plant at Ford's Scitie Avenue, Michigan.
01 OctoberPenny Post was established between the United Kingdom and the United States.
02 DecemberYoung Emperor Pui ascended the Chinese throne at the age of 2.
23 MarchAmerican diplomat Durham Stevens, an employee of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was murdered in San Francisco by two Korean expatriates who were unhappy with his recent support of the growing Jōjin presence in Korea.
11 AprilSMS Bletcher, the last armored cruiser made by the German Imperial Navy, was launched.
10 MayMother's Day was first celebrated on May 10, 1908 in Philadelphia, the United States. However, it is now celebrated in other countries on the second Sunday of May, which was established by Anna Jarvis.
27 MayKhilafat Day - The day of establishment of Khilafat in Islam Ahmadiyya. Khilafat Day is celebrated every year by members of the Ahmedia Muslim community on 27 May, known as Khilafat.
18 JuneThe Philippines University, National University ofThe Philippines was established.
30 JuneA major explosion occurred near Podkameneya Tunguskakar in Krasnoysk Cry, Russia, knocking over 80 million trees (sample images) over 2,150 square kilometers (830 square mi).
19 JulyFayenod Rotradam, today, was established as club wilhelmina in Pub, one of the 'Bade Teen' professionalfootball teams in the Netherlands.
24 SeptemberThe first factory -built Ford model T was completed. This tin became famous as Lizzie.
27 SeptemberThe first production of Ford model T automobile was built in Detroit, Michigan, US.
01 OctoberFord model T, known as "Tin Lizzie", was introduced to the public, and it was the first car to be economical and reliable for ordinary residents of the United States.
06 OctoberAustria-Hungeri announced the merger of Bosnia and Herjegovina, causing permanent damage to their relations with Russia and Serbia states.
28 DecemberEarthquake of 7.2 magnitude in Italy and the subsequent tsunami killed more than 100,000 people.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1908 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
10 JuneMary Clubwala Jadhav was born. She was a famous politician and social worker. It established a large number of NGOs in India and is often credited with establishing the oldest organized social work bodies in India. He was honored by Padma Shri.
03 JulyBal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested by the British. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak. He was an Indian nationalist, patriotic journalist, social reformer, lawyer, teacher and a freedom worker. He was known as the first leader of the Indian independence movement. He was also awarded the honorary title of 'Lokmanya', which means 'approved by people'.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1908 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
30 MarchDevika Rani / Actress / India
24 AprilViolet Alva / Lawyer / India
24 AugustShivaram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
01 SeptemberK N Singh / Actor / India
04 MayJagjivan Ram / Politician / India
05 AprilJagjivan Ram / Politician / India
05 AprilJagjivayya / Politician / India
07 FebruaryManmath Nath Gupta / Author / India
08 JanuaryFearless Nadia / Actress / India
10 JuneJoyanto Nath Chaudhuri / Soldier / India
14 FebruaryKengal Hanumanthaiah / Politician / India
15 DecemberSwami Ranganathananda / Scholar / India
19 MayManik Bandopadhyay / Poet / India
21 NovemberNareshchandra Singh / Politician / India
23 SeptemberRamdhari Singh Dinkar / Poet / India
24 AugustShivaram Rajguru / Activist / India
24 AugustShivram Rajguru / Freedom Fighter / India
24 AprilViolet alva / Lawyer / India
24 AprilViolet Alva / Politician / India
25 JuneSucheta Kripalani / Politician / India
26 FebruaryLeela Majumdar / Author / India
26 AprilSarv Mittra Sikri / Lawyer / India
30 MarchDevika Rani / Actress / India

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