What Happened on September 19, 1908

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mika Waltari, Finnish novelist (Egyptian), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist and founder of Isshinryu Karate, born in Gushikawa, Okinawa, Japan (d. 1975)
Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About September 19, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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