June 1908 calendar

June 1908

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1908: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1908?


  • 01 Jun 1908 John Krohn begins walk around perimeter of US, which took 357 days
  • 02 Jun 1908 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan aboard Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4
  • 12 Jun 1908 Lusitania crosses Atlantic in record 4 days 15 hours
  • 13 Jun 1908 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 18 Jun 1908 Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the ship Kasato-Maru.
  • 24 Jun 1908 Yanks replace Clark Griffith with Kid Elberfeld as manager who is destined to have worse won-lost pct of any Yankee mgr 27-71
  • 30 Jun 1908 The Tunguska event occurs in remote Siberia.
  • 30 Jun 1908 The Tunguska Event, the largest impact event on Earth in human recorded history, resulting in a massive explosion over Eastern Siberia.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Sweetheart Days
  2. - She's the Fairest Little Flower Old Dixie Ever Grew
  3. - The Glow-Worm
  4. - Love Me and the World is Mine
  5. - As Long as the World Rolls On


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?