Wednesday 13 January 1909
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olin C Wilson and Quentin Jackson.
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..
What the sky looked like on 13 January 1909
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1909 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Olin C Wilson
- Quentin Jackson: American jazz musician.
- Marinus Lubbe: Dutch labourer, radical activist and communist.
- Danny Barker: jazz guitarist.
- Helm Glöckler: German race car driver (d. 1993).
- Marinus van der Lubbe: Dutch communist accused of setting the Reichstag fire (Born 1909).
- Olin Wilson: American astronomer best known for his work as a stellar spectroscopist.