On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1908

Historical Events

  • King Leopold II sells Congo to Belgium

Famous Birthdays

  • Stuart Hamblen, American singer and composer (This Ole House), born in Kellyville, Texas (d. 1989)
1908 Highlights

About October 20, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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