On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1908

Historical Events

  • King Edward VII of Britain meets with Emperor Wilhelm of Friedrichshof, Germany; the main point of contention is the increasing size of Germany's navy

Famous Deaths

  • Khudiram Bose, Indian freedom fighter (b. 1889)
1908 Highlights

About August 11, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo