On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1908

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)
1908 Highlights

About June 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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