Wednesday January 13, 1909
US date format: 1/13/1909, UK date format: 13/1/1909
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1909). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
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..
Which were the important events of January 13, 1909?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).