September 1908 calendar

September 1908

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1908?


  • 02 Sep 1908 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 03 Sep 1908 James Barries What Every Woman Knows, premieres in London
  • 04 Sep 1908 Caledonia and Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
  • 09 Sep 1908 Russia takes part of Poland
  • 12 Sep 1908 Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
  • 16 Sep 1908 Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
  • 17 Sep 1908 The Wright Flyer flown by Orville Wright, with Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge as passenger, crashes, killing Selfridge, who becomes the first airplane fatality.
  • 18 Sep 1908 Cleveland Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1.
  • 20 Sep 1908 Chicago White Sox Frank Smith second no-hitter, beats Philadelphia Phillies 1-0.
  • 22 Sep 1908 Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
  • 23 Sep 1908 University of Alberta in Alberta, Canada, is founded.
  • 24 Sep 1908 Robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1
  • 26 Sep 1908 Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Brooklyn Dodgers in a doubleheader.
  • 27 Sep 1908 The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan.
  • 29 Sep 1908 Calgary Rugby Football Union forms
  • 27 Sep 1908 Production of the Model T automobile begins at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit.
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Music charts

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

  1. - I've Taken Quite a Fancy to You
  2. - Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine
  3. - Over the Hills and Far Away
  4. - The ABCs of the U.S.A.
  5. - The Right Church, but the Wrong Pew


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?