On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72
  • Francois A Gevaert, Belg/Dutch composer (Diable au Moulin), dies at 68
1908 Highlights

About December 23, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn