What Happened on August 16, 1908

Historical Events

Event of Interest

The Committee of Union and Progress, 'The Young Turks', announces a program for reforms and respect for the rights of all within the Ottoman Empire, regardless of race or religion

Famous Birthdays

  • William Maxwell, American novelist and editor (The New Yorker), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About August 16, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo