On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1908

Historical Events

  • Indian nationalist Bal Gangadhar Tilak arrested for sedition by the British in wake of Muzzafarpur bombing

Famous Birthdays

  • M. F. K. Fisher, American cook book author, born in Albion, Michigan (d. 1992)
  • Robert B. Meyner, American politician (44th Governor of New Jersey), born in Easton, Pennsylvania (d. 1990)
  • Thomas Narcejac, French writer (Vertigo), born in Rochefort-sur-Mer, France (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Joel Chandler Harris, American writer (created Uncle Remus stories), dies at 59
1908 Highlights

About July 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer