What the sky looked like on August 23, 1909
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/23/1909, UK date format: 23/8/1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Syd Buller and Leila Danette.
Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, 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 August 23, 1909?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 1909?
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