On This Day

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

  • Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, Prime Minister of Brazil (1962)
  • Sylvia Sidney [Sophia Kosow], American actress (Sabotage, Beetlejuice, Demon), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1999)
1910 Highlights

About August 8, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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