On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1908

Historical Events

  • 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan riding Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)

Famous Deaths

  • Redvers Buller, English general and recipient of the Victoria Cross, dies at 68
1908 Highlights

About June 2, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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