What the sky looked like on August 31, 1908
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/31/1908, UK date format: 31/8/1908
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William Saroyan and Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere.
His First Job, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1908?