On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Wagner, Officer of Arms at the College of Arms in London (d. 1995)
  • Louis Essen, British physicist (time measurement, speed of light determination), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1997)
  • Paul Lavalle, American bandleader (Cities Service Band of America), born in Beacon, New York (d. 1997)
1908 Highlights

About September 6, 1908

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

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