Tuesday 9 February 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carmen Miranda and Rob-Vel .
The Old Curiosity Shop, directed by Warwich Gilbert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Carmen Miranda: Portuguese-American actress known as "the Brazilian Bombshell," flamboyant over-the-top but with an irresistible force of personality.
- Rob-Vel : French cartoonist, known as Rob-Vel, his pen-name.
- Carlo Buscaglia: Italy sport Champion.
- Heather Angel: Oxford, England -- Actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans).
- John Eustace Theodore Brancker: Lawyer / parliamentarian.
- Dean Rusk: American colonel and politician 54th United States Secretary of State (d. 1994).
- Harald Genzmer: German composer and academic (d. 2007).
- Carmen Miranda [Maria do Carmo Miranda Da Cunha] Marco de Canavezes Portugal: vocalist/actress (Copacabana, Date With Judy).
- 1st federal legislation prohibiting narcotics (opium)
- 1st forestry school is incorporated at Kent, Ohio