July 1908 calendar

July 1908

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1908.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1908: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1908?


  • 01 Jul 1908 SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
  • 04 Jul 1908 New York Giants George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn.
  • 07 Jul 1908 Great White Fleet leaves San Francisco Bay.
  • 09 Jul 1908 CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms
  • 19 Jul 1908 Feyenoord soccer team forms in Rotterdam
  • 24 Jul 1908 John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon
  • 25 Jul 1908 Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it.
  • 26 Jul 1908 Predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice
  • 30 Jul 1908 Around the World Autombile Race ends in Paris.
  • 23 Jul 1908 The Second Constitution accepted by the Ottomans.
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Music charts

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

  1. - When It's Moonlight on the Prairie
  2. - Are You Sincere?
  3. - Madama Butterfly - Finale Act I: O Quantiocchi Fisi (O Kindly Heavens)
  4. - Kiss Duet
  5. - Honey, Won't You Please Come Down?


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?