On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Green, American singer ("Body and Soul") and film score composer who won 5 Academy Awards, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Mercè Rodoreda, Catalan novelist (La plaça del diamant), born in Barcelona (d. 1983)
1908 Highlights

About October 10, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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