February 1908 calendar

February 1908

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1908?


  • 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  • 27 Feb 1908 Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954).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.
  • 01 Feb 1908 Lisbon Regicide: King Carlos I of Portugal and Infante Luis Filipe are shot dead in Lisbon.
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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


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?