On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1908

Historical Events

  • Shah Mohammed Ali leads a successful counter-revolution in Persia, aided by the Russian legation and a Cossack brigade
  • The USA suspends diplomatic relationships with Venezuela after the refusal of Cipriano Castro's government to compensate Americans for injuries suffered in the uprising of 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulus Akkerman [Paul fen Nijenborn], Frisian writer (Each om Each), born in Oldeboorn (d. 1982)
1908 Highlights

About June 23, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer