On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1908

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va

  • Russia takes part of Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
  • John Haeton, American bobsled (Olympic silver 1928, 48)
1908 Highlights

About September 9, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo