On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu), born in North Sumatra, Indonesia (d. 1970)
  • Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • Edgar Faure, Prime Minister of France (1952, 52-56) and writer, born in Béziers, France (d. 1988)
  • Milan Ristić, Serbian composer, born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 1982)
1908 Highlights

About August 18, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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