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Born on Friday August 28, 1908
Died on Friday August 28, 1908

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 28, 1908 at Delpher


Born on August 28

Died on August 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1908
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacob
  11. Jacobus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1908
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Adriana
  8. Hendrika
  9. Catharina
  10. Jacoba
  11. Petronella
  12. Aaltje
  13. Grietje
  14. Geertruida
  15. Neeltje
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1908
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 17, 1905 to February 11, 1908 the cabinet De Meester, with Mr. Th. de Meester (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from February 12, 1908 to August 29, 1913 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. Th. Heemskerk (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.7 million citizens.
  • March 4 » The Collinwood school fire, Collinwood near Cleveland, Ohio, kills 174 people.
  • April 8 » Harvard University votes to establish the Harvard Business School.
  • April 11 » SMSBlücher, the last armored cruiser to be built by the Imperial German Navy, is launched.
  • April 16 » Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah.
  • July 1 » SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
  • November 28 » A mine explosion in Marianna, Pennsylvania, kills 154 men, leaving only one survivor.
Weather August 28, 1908

The temperature on August 28, 1908 was between 11.3 °C and 18.9 °C and averaged 14.4 °C. There was 25.4 mm of rain. There was 2.9 hours of sunshine (21%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI