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What Happened on August 8, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • (Bennett) "Benny" Carter, American Grammy Award-winning jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, arranger, composer ("Harlem Renaissance Suite"), and bandleader, born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
1907 Highlights

About August 8, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo