On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunnar de Frumerie, Swedish pianist and composer (Circulus Quintus), born in Nacka, Sweden (d. 1987)

Person of interestMad Dog Coll

[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Irish-American mob hitman, born in Gweedore, Ireland (d. 1932)

Mob Hitman Mad Dog Coll
Mob Hitman
Mad Dog Coll

Famous Deaths

  • Demetrius Vikelas, Greek author, president of the International Olympic Committee (b. 1835)
  • Federico Chueca, Spanish composer, dies at 62
1908 Highlights

About July 20, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer