On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1908

Historical Events

Historic Event

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)
  • Zenobia Powell Perry, American composer (Tawawa House), educator, and civil rights activist, born in Boley, Oklahoma (d. 2004)
1908 Highlights

About October 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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