Saturday 9 December 1916
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kirk Douglas and Jerome Beatty Jr.
The Matrimaniac, directed by Paul Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
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What the sky looked like on 9 December 1916
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Which were the important events of 9 December 1916 ?
- 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)
- Kirk Douglas: American actor, on-screen from 1946 in some 82 films; thrillers, westerns and costume epics.
- Wolfgang Hildesheimer: German / Swiss architect / writer (Mozart biog).
- Jerome Beatty Jr: American author (d. 2002).
- Jacques Léauté: French criminologist and author of several books including "Droit pénal et sociologie criminelle" [Criminal law and sociology] (1956) and "Les Prisons (Que sais-je?)" (1968).
- Jerome Beatty: Jr.
- P Paul Leroy-Beaulieu French economist (Economist France): dies at age 73.
- Natsume Soseki: Japanese novelist (Born 1867).