Saturday January 16, 1909
US date format: 1/16/1909, UK date format: 16/1/1909
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 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.
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 16, 1909?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- British explorer Ernest Shackleton finds magnetic south pole.