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1908
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Newcastle United 1
1908
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
London
1908
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Lucien Petit-Breton
France 1st rider to win the tour more than once.
1908
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Arthur Gore
1908
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Charlotte Cooper Sterry
1908
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
William Larned
d. Beals Wright 6-1 6-2 8-6
1908
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Maud Barger-Wallach
1908
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Fred Alexander
1908
   World Series Champions were the   
Chicago Cubs
4 games to 1 v. Detroit Tigers
1908
   the winner was   
Klas Pontus Arnoldson and Fedrik Bajer
Sweden, 1844-1916 / Denmark, 1837-1922
1908
   the winner was   
Rudolf Eucken
Germany, 1846-1926
1908
   the winner was   
Stone Street
Arthur Pickens
1908
   the winner was   
James Braid
At Prestwick
Carl Albert
   was born on   
May 10, 1908
(D) speaker of the House
Henry Diamond
   was born on   
May 10, 1908
Irish Nationalist MP
Christy Mathewson
   is famous for   
Pitcher, 1900-1916; 37 Wins in 1908
Won 373 games; once tossed three shutouts in six days
1908
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Lord Nolan
Jockey - J. R. Flynn, Trainer - E. A. Mayo, Owner - J. Mayo, Time - 3.28.75
1908
   was the year   
King Carlos I of Portugal Died
Assassinated on Feb 1
1908
   was the year   
Jack Johnson Became World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
First African-American to hold title
Frederic Remington
   created the sculpture   
Shotgun Hospitality, 1908
1908
   is birth year of   
Messiaen
Oliver, d. 1992
1908
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Royal Tourist
Eddie Dugan on board -- Trainer Andrew J. Joyner -- Harry P. Whitney -- 1:46.40
1908
   winner was   
Colin
Joe Notter up, Trainer: James G. Rowe, Sr., Owner: James R. Keene -- time unknown
Addie Joss
   pitched a perfect game on   
October 2nd 1908
Cleveland Indians 1, Chicago White Sox 0 at Cleveland, Ohio -- 28 years old
1908 - 1911
   the Australian Governor-General was   
William Humble Ward
Officially addressed as His Excellency The Right Honourable and Earl of Dudley. Awarded GCB, GCMG, GCVO, TD, PC. Born London, England, UK.
1904 - 1908
   the Australian Governor-General was   
Henry Stafford Northcote
Officially addressed as His Excellency The Right Honourable and Baron Northcote. Awarded GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC. Born London, England, UK.
1908
   was won by   
Lord Rivers
P. McLoughlin
1908
   the winner was the   
Montreal Wanderers
1908
   was the year   
The Boy Scout Association Began
By royal charter in the British Commonwealth
1908
   was the year   
The Boy Scout Association Began
By royal charter in the British Commonwealth
1908
   was the year   
Jack Johnson Became World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
First African-American to hold title
Don Ameche
   lifespan was   
1908–1993
An Academy Award-winning American actor and director.
The Flag of the Belgian Congo (1908-1960)
   was this:   

Richard William Marquard (1908-25)
   had the nickname   
“Rube”
Herbert Henry Asquith
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1908-1916
Liberal
John Franklin Baker (1908-22)
   had the nickname   
“Home Run”
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
   was U.K. Prime Minister from   
1906-1908
Liberal, while he was PM, South Africa, namely the Transvaal (1906) and the orange River Colony (1907) were granted the right of self-rule, self-government
Imre Kálmán
   composed   
Tatárjádás (1908)
The Gay Hussars






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