What Happened on June 10, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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, CEO (National Art Collections Fund)
  • Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)