Friday 1 January 1909, NewYear’s Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1909). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dana Andrews and Barry Goldwater.
A Christmas Carol, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 1909
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1909 ?
- Dana Andrews: American actor (Laura, The Best Years of Our Lives, I was a Communist for the FBI), dies in Los Alamitos, California, of congestive heart failure at age 82.
- Barry Goldwater: Politician.
- Barry Goldwater
- Laurent Di Lorto: French footballer who played goalkeeper.
- Stepan Bandera: Ukrainian soldier and politician (d. 1959).
- Dattaram Hindlekar: Indian cricketer (d. 1949).
- Barry Goldwater American politician (Senator-Republican-Arizona: 1953-65, 1969- / Presidential candidate (Republican) 1964).
- Dana Andrews in Collins: Mississippi, USA; American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura, The Best Years of Our Lives, I was a Communist for the FBI) (dies 1992).
- Drilling begins on the Lakeview Gusher.
- Robert Fowler runs then world record marathon (2:52:45.4).