On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1908

Historical Events

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority: first Greek-letter organization established by African American college for women
  • C Hill & R J Hartigan make 8th wkt partnership 243 for Australia

Famous Birthdays

Edward Teller

Edward Teller, Hungarian-American physicist, father of the Hydrogen bomb (Manhattan Project), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2003)

  • Roberta Bitgood, American organist & composer, born in New London, Connecticut (d. 2007)
1908 Highlights

About January 15, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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