On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1908

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th U.S. President over William Jennings Bryan

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft
US Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan
US Secretary of State
William Jennings Bryan

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBronko Nagurski

Bronko Nagurski, Canadian-American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Rainy River, Ontario (d. 1990)

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski

1908 Highlights

About November 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio