What Happened on August 24, 1908

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Canadian champion Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13th round at the Sydney Stadium, Australia to retain world heavyweight boxing title; Burns' 3rd KO of Squires

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

About August 24, 1908

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

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