On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 singer (Sugar Hill Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1964)

Famous Deaths

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