On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfons Rebane, Estonian military officer (d. 1976)
  • Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer, born in Champakulam, Kuttanad (now Kerala), British India (d. 1987)
  • Hugo Distler, German organist, choral conductor and composer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1942)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGrover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th US President (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71

US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland

1908 Highlights

About June 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer