On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred MacMurray, American actor (Double Indemnity, The Apartment, My Three Sons), born in Kankakee, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Leonor Fini, Argentine artist, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1996)
  • Willie Bryant, American jazz singer, band leader, and disc jockey (Sugar Hill Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander P. Stewart, American Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), dies at 86
1908 Highlights

About August 30, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo