What Happened on July 8, 1908

Historical Events

  • Uprisings spread throughout Turkey

Famous Birthdays

Louis Jordan (1908-1975)

American musician, songwriter and bandleader ("Caldonia"; "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie"; "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens"), born in Brinkley, Arkansas

Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979)

American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), born in Bar Harbor, Maine

Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About July 8, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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