On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Dmytryk, Canadian film director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny), born in Grand Forks, Canada (d. 1999)
  • Richard Wright, American author (Native Son, Uncle Tom's Children), born in Roxie, Mississippi (d. 1960)
1908 Highlights

About September 4, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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