On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1908

Historical Events

  • Tour de France: French road cyclist Lucien Petit-Breton successfully defends his title beating Fran├žois Faber of Luxembourg
1908 Highlights

About August 9, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 114 years
Leap Year: Yes

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