On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1908

Historical Events

  • 1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of NY, opens
  • The Australian Parliament passes the Invalid and Old Age Pensions Act providing for pensions for British subjects (excluding aborigines) at age 65

Famous Birthdays

  • Brinsley Ford, British art historian and CEO (National Art Collections Fund), born in Petworth, Sussex, England (d. 1999)
1908 Highlights

About June 10, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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