On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1908

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue" premieres in Moscow

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

Famous Birthdays

  • David Oistrakh, Soviet violinist considered one of the preeminent 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? 112 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra