On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Strang, American classical and electronic music composer, born in Claresholm, Alberta, Canada (d. 1983)
  • Lennie Hayton, American pianist, composer, conductor and arranger (Paul Whiteman; Bing Crosby; MGM), born in New York City (d. 1971)
  • Pauline Frederick, journalist/correspondent (UN, NBC TV)
  • Sulo Nurmela, Finland, 4 X 100K relay skier (Olympic gold 1936)
1908 Highlights

About February 13, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius