On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)
  • Chivu Stoica, premier of Romania (1955-61)
  • Emilio "Don Millo" Flores Márquez, Puerto Rican centenarian, (world's oldest man at 112 in 2021), born in Carolina, Pueto Rico

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
1908 Highlights

About August 8, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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