On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1908

Historical Events

  • Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Tigers beat White Sox, 7-0 to win AL pennant
  • Yanks lose 100th game of year go 51-103 for season

Famous Birthdays

  • Carole Lombard [Jane Alice Peters], American actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989)
1908 Highlights

About October 6, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra