Tuesday 14 December 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 14, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward L Tatum and Phia [Sophia R] Berghout.
Spring Heeled Jack, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 December 1909 ?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- Edward L Tatum: United States -- Molecular geneticist (Nobel 1958).
- Phia [Sophia R] Berghout: Harpist / founder Eduard of Beinumstichting.
- Julien Pages: Le Puy EXecutives.
- Edward Tatum: American geneticist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975).
- Leopold II king of Belgium: dies.
- New South Wales Premier Charles Wade signed the Seat of Government Surrender Act 1909, formally completing the transfer of State land to the Commonwealth to create the Australian Capital Territory.