What Happened on August 8, 1910

Historical Events

  • The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.

Famous Birthdays

  • (Lucius) "Lucky" Millinder, American swing and rhythm-and-blues bandleader (Rosetta Tharpe; Who Threw The Whiskey in the Well), born in Anniston, Alabama (d. 1966)
  • Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, Brazilian professor and politician (Prime Minister of Brazil 1962), born in Porte Alegre, Brazil (d. 1962)
  • Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
Born in 1910
1910 Highlights

About August 8, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo