Monday 20 December 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vagn Holmboe and Augusto Benedicto.
Sonho de Valsa, directed by Jos Gonalves Leonardo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach 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 20 December 1909 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Vagn Holmboe: composer.
- Augusto Benedicto: Mexican actor of Spanish origin best known for his role as "Don Alberto Salvatierra" in the soap opera Los ricos también lloran and his role as "Don Fernando" in the American educational television program Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish.
- Vakkom Majeed: Indian journalist and politician (d. 2000).
- Benjamin Ipavec composer: dies at age 79.
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- The Hat My Father Wore on St. Patrick's Day - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
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