On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1908

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotsman James Braid wins his 4th Championship by 8 strokes from Tom Ball

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst B. Chain, German-British chemist and bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945), born in Berlin (d. 1979)
  • Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91)
1908 Highlights

About June 19, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini