What Happened on June 2, 1908

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Weir, New Zealand cricket batsman (11 Tests, 3 x 50; Auckland CA), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2003)
Born in 1908

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? 115 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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