On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1908

Historical Events

  • American diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in hospital two days later

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour), born in Auburn, Victoria, Australia (d. 1979)
  • Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate
1908 Highlights

About March 23, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 6 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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