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 Ann Sothern [Harriette Lake] and Lev D.
Le paralytique, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
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- New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
- Ann Sothern [Harriette Lake]: North Dakota, actress (Lady in a Cage, My Mother the Car).
- Lev D: Landau Russian physicist (Nobel Prize 1962).
- [Sithu] U Thant Burma: third United Nations Secretary-General (1962-72).
- Rupert Gleadow: British astrologer; author of, "The Origin of the Zodiac.
- Ann Sothern: American actress with a film debut in 1929.
- Porfirio Rubirosa: Dominican race car driver polo player and diplomat (d. 1965)
- U Thant: Burmese diplomat, a representative and secretary-general of the U.N. 1962-1972.
- Richard A C E Erlenmeyer German chemist: dies at age 83.
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