On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music opens in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Warde, American actor (Dangers of the Canadian Mounted, Buck Rogers, Black Widow), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1975)
  • Joseph Rotblat, Polish Physicist, Nobel Peace Prize 1995, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2005)
  • Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer, born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Tom├ęs Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies