Friday January 15, 1909
US date format: 1/15/1909, UK date format: 15/1/1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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 Gene Krupa and Elie Siegmeister New York City.
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 15, 1909?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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- Ernest Reyer composer: dies at age 85.
- Ernest von Wildenbruch German playwright (Das Edle Blut): dies at age 63.
- Arnold Janssen: German missionary (Born 1837).