The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2020. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1908
- January 11, 1908 – Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
- January 15, 1908 – The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority becomes the first Greek-letter organization founded and established by African American college women.
- January 28, 1908 – Members of the Portuguese Republican Party fail in their attempted coup d'état against the administrative dictatorship of Prime Minister João Franco.
- February 2, 1908 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
- March 23, 1908 – American diplomat Durham Stevens is attacked by Korean assassins Jeon Myeong-un and Jang In-hwan, leading to his death in a hospital two days later.
- 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 26, 1908 – At Masjed Soleyman in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company.
- July 1, 1908 – SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
- August 17, 1908 – Fantasmagorie, the first animated cartoon, created by Émile Cohl, is shown in Paris, France.
Who Were Born On 1908?
- January 12, 1908 – Jean Delannoy, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
- January 26, 1908 – Jill Esmond, English actress (d. 1990)
- February 6, 1908 – Amintore Fanfani, Italian politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1999)
- April 5, 1908 – Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician, 4th Deputy Prime Minister of India (d. 1986)
- April 12, 1908 – Robert Lee Scott, Jr., American pilot and general (d. 2006)
- May 25, 1908 – Theodore Roethke, American poet and academic (d. 1963)
- August 4, 1908 – Kurt Eichhorn, German conductor (d. 1994)
- August 6, 1908 – Lajos Vajda, Hungarian painter and illustrator (d. 1941)
- September 29, 1908 – Eddie Tolan, American sprinter and educator (d. 1967)
- December 4, 1908 – Alfred Hershey, American bacteriologist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)