What Happened on August 30, 1909

Historical Events

  • Burgess Shale fossil site - one of most diverse and best-preserved in the world, discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott in Candaian Rocky Mountains (now British Columbia's Yoho National Park)

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Appleby, British cartoonist (The Gambols), born in Birmingham (d. 1996)
Born in 1909
1909 Highlights

About August 30, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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