On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1908

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Sinclair, South African campaigner, founder member and first president of the Black Sash in 1955, born in Germiston, South Africa (d. 1996)

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, 1st African American Supreme Court justice (1967-91), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993)


1908 Highlights

About July 2, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer