What Happened on December 3, 1908

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A performed by the Hallé Orchestra conducted by Hans Richter, premieres in Manchester, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Underdown, British actor (Beat the Devil, Thunderball), born in London, England (d. 1989)
  • Halsey Stevens, American composer (Triskelion), born in Scott, New York (d. 1989)
  • Nigel Balchin, English author (Business for Pleasure), born in Potterne, England (d. 1970)
1908 Highlights

About December 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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