Saturday 9 December 1905
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Noël Devaulx and Emilio Carranzo.
The Night Before Christmas, directed by Diane Paloma Eskenazi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1905 ?
- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Noël Devaulx: French novelist and writer.
- Emilio Carranzo: A noted Mexican aviator and national hero, nicknamed the "Lindbergh of Mexico".
- Dalton Trumbo: American screenwriter and novelist, who scripted films including Roman Holiday, Exodus, Spartacus, and Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.
- Henry Holmes composer: dies at age 66.
- French Assembly National votes for separation of church and state.
- In France, the law separating church and state is passed.