On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Fourth German Navy Bill is passed authorising the financing of the building of another four major warships

Famous Birthdays

  • John Scott Trotter, American orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • "Blind" Tom Wiggins, African-American pianist and composer, dies at 59
  • Frederick Arthur Stanley, Governor general of Canada (b. 1841)