What Happened on August 8, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Goldberg, American jurist and statesman (UN ambassador, Supreme Court justice 1962-65), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Chivu Stoica, Romanian politician (Premier of Romania 1955-61), born in Smeeni, Romania (d. 1975)
  • Emilio Flores Márquez "Don Millo", Puerto Rican sugar cane worker and centenarian, (world's oldest man in 2021), born in Carolina, Pueto Rico (d. 2021) [1]
Born in 1908

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? 114 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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