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Born on Saturday August 29, 1908
Died on Saturday August 29, 1908

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 29, 1908 at Delpher


Born on August 29

Died on August 29

Names that were popular for boys in 1908
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Petrus
  8. Gerrit
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Jacob
  12. Wilhelmus
  13. Gerardus
  14. Dirk
  15. Antonius
  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. Petronella
  11. Jacoba
  12. Geertruida
  13. Aaltje
  14. Neeltje
  15. Grietje
  16. Helena

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 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.
  • April 16 » Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah.
  • July 23 » The Second Constitution accepted by the Ottomans.
  • August 8 » Wilbur Wright makes his first flight at a racecourse at Le Mans, France. It is the Wright Brothers' first public flight.
  • September 16 » The General Motors Corporation is founded.
  • October 14 » The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2–0, clinching the 1908 World Series; this would be their last until winning the 2016 World Series.
  • November 25 » A fire breaks out on SSSardinia as it leaves Malta's Grand Harbour, resulting in the ship's grounding and the deaths of at least 118 people.
Weather August 29, 1908

The temperature on August 29, 1908 was between 10.2 °C and 17.9 °C and averaged 14.5 °C. There was 1.0 mm of rain. There was 6.9 hours of sunshine (50%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI