What Happened on August 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • French brothers Amadee and Jean Bouyssonie discover the fossil remains of a nearly complete 60,000 year-old Neanderthal man at La Chappelle-aux-Saints, France. Known as the 'Old man of La Chappelle' his skeleton shows that Neanderthals led physically stressful lives with high risk of injury.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia)