On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1908

Historical Events

  • World's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo, Panama

Famous Birthdays

  • Giovannino Guareschi, Italian writer (Don Camillo, Peppone), born in Roccabianca, Emilia, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1968)
1908 Highlights

About May 1, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus