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What Happened on January 13, 1908

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


World RecordHenri 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
  • 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