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1908 Calendar

1908 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

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1908 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 1, 1908 – For the first time, a ball is dropped in New York, New York’s Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight.
  •  January 15, 1908 – The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority becomes the first Greek-letter organization founded and established by African-American college women.
  •  February 1, 1908 – King Carlos I of Portugal and his son, Prince Luis Filipe are killed in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon.
  •  February 2, 1908 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  •  April 1, 1908 – The Territorial Force (renamed Territorial Army in 1920) is formed as a volunteer reserve component of the British Army.
  •  April 16, 1908 – Natural Bridges National Monument is established in Utah.
  •  May 10, 1908 – Mother’s Day is observed for the first time in the United States, in Grafton, West Virginia.
  •  July 1, 1908 – SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
  •  September 22, 1908 – The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
  •  September 26, 1908 – Ed Reulbach becomes the first and only pitcher to throw two shutouts in one day against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Who Were Born On 1908?

  •  March 2, 1908 – Walter Bruch, German engineer (d. 1990)
  •  March 14, 1908 – Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft) (d. 1991)
  •  May 19, 1908 – Merriam Modell, American author (d. 1994)
  •  May 25, 1908 – Theodore Roethke, American poet (d. 1963)
  •  May 26, 1908 – Nguyen Ngoc Tho, Vietnamese politician
  •  June 18, 1908 – Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
  •  August 18, 1908 – Bill Merritt, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1977)
  •  September 10, 1908 – Waldo Wedel, American archaeologist (d. 1996)
  •  December 6, 1908 – Pierre Graber, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2003)