Thursday January 14, 1909
US date format: 1/14/1909, UK date format: 14/1/1909
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 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 Joseph Losey and Joseph Walton Losey.
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 14, 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.
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- Sinovi P Rozhestvensky Russian admiral: dies at age 60.