On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1908

Historical Events

  • Carriage-maker, William C. Durant, founds General Motors in Flint, Michigan

Famous Birthdays

  • Beecher Moore, British sailor, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1996)
1908 Highlights

About September 16, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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