On This Day

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
  • Janis Kepitis, composer
1908 Highlights

About January 2, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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