On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1908

Historical Events

  • Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"

Famous Birthdays

  • John Alwyne Kitching, British zoologist (d. 1996)
  • John Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geologist (contributions to plate tectonics), born in Ottawa, Ontario (d. 1993)
1908 Highlights

About October 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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