Thursday January 09, 1908
US date format: 1/9/1908, UK date format: 9/1/1908
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Simone de Beauvoir and Simone Beauvoir.
Fireside Reminiscences, directed by J. Searle Dawley, Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 09, 1908?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
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- Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium.
- Abraham Goldfaden US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis): dies at age 67.
- Wilhelm Busch: German writer and artist, the author and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 09, 1908?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Ada Jones & Billy Murray - Make Believe