1908 in the United States

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Events from the year 1908 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

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United States postcards for New Year 1908
January 11: Grand Canyon designated as a monument, and later, in 1919, becomes a National Park.

January[edit]

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September[edit]

September 27: The first Ford Model T.

October[edit]

  • October 1 – The launch price for the Ford Model T is set as $850.[1]
  • October 13 – The Church of the Nazarene is organized officially at Pilot Point, Texas as the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene. This is the official "birthday" of the denomination.
  • October 14 – The Chicago Cubs win the 1908 World Series defeating the Detroit Tigers in Game 5. They would not win again until November 2, 2016, which stands as the longest championship drought in sports history.
  • October 15 – The Metz Fire; 37 people dead, 134 families—about 700 people—homeless

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July – September[edit]

October – December[edit]

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