On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1908

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Lieutenant General Robert Baden-Powell publishes "Scouting for Boys" as a manual for self-instruction in outdoor skills and self-improvement. The book becomes the inspiration for the Scout Movement.

1908 Highlights

About January 24, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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