What Happened on December 4, 1908

Historical Events

  • Haiti's president General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
  • The world's ten leading maritime nations attend a Naval Conference in London; they agree on rules for blockade, convoys, and seizure of contraband

Famous Birthdays

  • A. D. Hershey, American biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969), born in Owosso, Michigan (d. 1997)
1908 Highlights

About December 4, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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