On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1908

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Superbas pitcher Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 at Washington Park, Brooklyn

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecilia Seghizzi, Italian composer, born in Gotizia, Austria-Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban-Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2004)
1908 Highlights

About September 5, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo