On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Twelvetrees, American actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1958)
  • Jan Seidel, Czech composer, born in Nymburk, Bohemia (d. 1998)
  • Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball left fielder (MLB All Star 1934–38, 40; World Series 1933; NY Giants), born in Gause, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Quentin Crisp, English author (d. 1999)
  • Zora Arkus-Duntov, Belgian-American automotive engineer (d. 1996)
1908 Highlights

About December 25, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years and 11 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn