On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1908

Historical Events

  • H Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269°C)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cootie Williams, American jazz trumpeter, born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar, poet and writer, dies at 78
  • Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer and organist, dies at 69
1908 Highlights

About July 10, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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