What Happened on January 2, 1908

Historical Events

  • Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Grauer, American newscaster (Big Story), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Jānis Ķepītis, Latvian pianist, conductor, and composer, born in Beverīna, Latvia (d. 1989)
Born in 1908
1908 Highlights

About January 2, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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