Thursday 14 January 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joseph Walton Losey and Joseph Losey.
Le paralytique, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while Katrine Elinor by Macartney Lane was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 January 1909 ?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Joseph Walton Losey: Wisconsin, United States -- Director (Damned, Accident).
- Joseph Losey: American theater and film director.
- Brenda Forbes: English-American actress (d. 1996).
- Sinovi P Rozhestvensky Russian admiral: dies at age 60.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- If You'll Remember Me - Henry Burr
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