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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1908.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1908: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1908?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1908 King Carlos I of Portugal and his son, Prince Luis Filipe are killed in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon.
  • 07 Feb 1908 Connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to Saint Louis Browns for $5,000.
  • 10 Feb 1908 Tommy Burns knocks out Jack Palmer in four for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 12 Feb 1908 New York to Paris auto race (via Alaska and Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel.
  • 27 Feb 1908 Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954).
  • 28 Feb 1908 Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran.
  • 29 Feb 1908 Dutch scientists produce solid helium.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1908?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Under Any Old Flag at All
  2. - As Long as the World Rolls On
  3. - International March
  4. - I Love You So
  5. - Vilia Song