What Happened on July 4, 1908

Historical Events

  • MLB New York Giants pitcher George "Hooks" Wiltse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inning; missed a perfect game by hitting one batter with a pitch (Polo Grounds, NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aurelio Peccei, Italian industrialist and chairman (Club of Rome), born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1984)
1908 Highlights

About July 4, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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