What Happened on December 17, 1908

Historical Events

Event of Interest

In Turkey the new parliament convenes with reformist Young Turks as the majority

Famous Birthdays

Willard Libby (1908-1980)

American chemist who developed radiocarbon dating (Nobel 1960), born in Grand Valley, Colorado

  • William Brocklesby Wordsworth, English composer, born in London, England (d. 1988)
Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About December 17, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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