On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1908

Historical Events

  • "Sullivan Ordinance" is passed in NYC, making it illegal for a woman to smoke in public places. It was vetoed 2 weeks later by mayor George B. McClellan Jr.
  • August Strindberg's "Spoksonaten" premieres in Stockholm
1908 Highlights

About January 21, 1908

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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