On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1908

Historical Events

  • Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)
  • University of Alberta opens

Famous Deaths

  • Jadwiga Ɓuszczewska, Polish poet, dies at 74
1908 Highlights

About September 23, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra