On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1908

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • David Herbert, British writer and raconteur (d. 1995)
1908 Highlights

About October 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra