On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1908

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Robert Peary's arctic expedition sails from NYC for the north pole

Famous Birthdays

  • LĂ©once Grass, Flemish singer and conductor, born in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
1908 Highlights

About July 6, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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