On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1908

Historical Events

  • Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert P. Morano, American politician (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1987)
  • Jacob Bronowski, Polish-born British mathematician and science writer best known as the presenter of the BBC television series, The Ascent of Man, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1974)
  • Lillian Bond, English-American actress (Air Mail, Pick-up, Blond Cheat), born in London (d. 1991)
  • Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, mother of the current King of Sweden, born in Schloss Friedenstein Gotha, Gotha, Germany (d. 1972)
1908 Highlights

About January 18, 1908

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

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