On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman "Ivory" Chittison, American jazz pianist (Harlem Rhythm Makers), born in Flemingsburg, Kentucky (d. 1967)

John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian-American economist and writer (Affluent Society - Sidney Hillman Award, 1958), born in Iona Station, Ontario (d. 2006)

1908 Highlights

About October 15, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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