On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1908

Historical Events


PlaneHenri Farman Wins the Grand Prix d'Aviation

Henri Farman becomes the first person to fly an observed circuit of more than 1km, winning the Grand Prix d'Aviation

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Henri Farman crosses the line to win the Grand Prix d'Aviation for the first observed circular flight of 1km
Henri Farman crosses the line to win the Grand Prix d'Aviation for the first observed circular flight of 1km
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  • Rhoads Opera House fire in Boyertown, PA killing 171 people.
  • Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Wanderers rout Ottawa Victorias, 13-1 for 2-0 sweep of challenge series
1908 Highlights

About January 13, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn