On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1908

Historical Events

  • NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at Madison Square Garden

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns

1908 Highlights

About August 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo