On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1908

Historical Events

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Maurice Maeterlinck's play "L'Oiseau bleu" (The Blue Bird) premieres at the Moscow Art Theatre

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck

Famous Birthdays

  • David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the pre-eminent violinists of the 20th century (Moscow Conservatory), born in Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire (d. 1974)
  • Edzard H Schaper, German Swiss sailor and UP correspondent and antifascist, born in Ostrowo
1908 Highlights

About September 30, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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