What Happened on February 20, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, Russian test pilot (world speed record in BI-1 rocket plane, but killed in its crash), born in Brinkovskya, Russia (d. 1943)
  • Leon Lontoc, Filipino-American character actor (The Ugly American; Burke's Law - "Henry"), born in Manilla, Philippines (d. 1974)
  • Rosalind Laura Burke, British aviator (d. 1994)
  • Seymour Ă–sterwall, Swedish jazz tenor saxophonist, bandleader and composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1981)
Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About February 20, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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