On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Cladys "Jabbo" Smith, American jazz trumpet pioneer, born in Pembroke, Georgia (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Fran├žois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian composer (Le diable au moulin), dies at 80
1908 Highlights

About December 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn