On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Thomson, Scottish golfer (US Open 1935, PGA C'ship 1936 runner-up), born in North Berwick, Scotland (d. 1985)
  • Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster (WWII), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1995)
1908 Highlights

About October 29, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio