On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1908

Historical Events

  • Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v England in Adelaide (116)

Famous Birthdays

  • Russ Columbo [Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo], American baritone, violinist and actor (You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1934)

Famous Deaths

  • Holger Drachmann, Danish writer (Modern Breakthrough Movement), dies at 61
1908 Highlights

About January 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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