On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1908

Historical Events

  • Uprisings spread throughout Turkey

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLouis Jordan

Louis Jordan, American musician, songwriter and bandleader (Caldonia), born in Brinkley, Arkansas (d. 1975)

Musician Louis Jordan
Musician
Louis Jordan

Person of interestNelson Rockefeller

Nelson Rockefeller, American politician (Vice President: 1974-1977; Governor of New York (R), 1959-73), born in Bar Harbor, Maine (d. 1979)

Businessman and US Vice President Nelson Rockefeller
Businessman and US Vice President
Nelson Rockefeller

1908 Highlights

About July 8, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer