On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1908

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Albert Einstein presents his quantum theory of light

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • Liberal candidate Jose Miguel Gomez wins national elections for president in Cuba
  • Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)

Famous Deaths

  • Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
1908 Highlights

About November 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio