On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1908

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Canadian champion Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires of Australia in 8th round at Neuilly Bowling Palace, Paris to retain world heavyweight boxing title

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarence Hutchenrider, American jazz clarinetist (Casa Loma Orchestra), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1992)
1908 Highlights

About June 13, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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