Friday 22 January 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Porfirio Rubirosa and Ann Sothern.
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..
What the sky looked like on 22 January 1909
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Which were the important events of 22 January 1909 ?
- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Porfirio Rubirosa: Dominican race car driver polo player and diplomat (d. 1965).
- Ann Sothern: American actress with a film debut in 1929.
- U Thant: Burmese diplomat, a representative and secretary-general of the U.N.
- Rupert S Gleadow
- Rupert Gleadow: British astrologer; author of, "The Origin of the Zodiac.
- [Sithu] U Thant Burma: third United Nations Secretary-General (1962-72).
- Lev D: Landau Russian physicist (Nobel Prize 1962).
- Ann Sothern [Harriette Lake]: North Dakota, actress (Lady in a Cage, My Mother the Car).
- Richard A C E Erlenmeyer German chemist: dies at age 83.