On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Kurt Eichhorn, German conductor, born in Munich (d. 1994)
  • Leslie Wilkinson, journalist
  • Osbert Lancaster, English cartoonist and author (Daily Express), born in London (d. 1986)
1908 Highlights

About August 4, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Leo