What Happened on November 2, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • (Roland) "Bunny" Berigan, American session and big band jazz trumpeter (Paul Whiteman; Benny Goodman - "King Porter Stomp"; Tommy Dorsey - "Marie"), vocalist, and bandleader ("I Can't Get Started"), born in Hilbert, Wisconsin (d. 1942)
  • Fred Bakewell, English cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 107; Northamptonshire), born in Walsall, Staffordshire (d. 1983)
  • Reginald Beckwith, English actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love), born in York, England (d. 1965)
1908 Highlights

About November 2, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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