On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • John Volpe, American politician (61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts) and U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1969-73), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
1908 Highlights

About December 8, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius