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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1909.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1909: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1909?


Events

  • 04 Dec 1909 1st Grey Cup game is played. The University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeat the Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 26 : 6.
  • 07 Dec 1909 Leo Baekeland, Yonkers New York, patents first thermosetting plastic (Bakelite).
  • 08 Dec 1909 Bird banding society found.
  • 11 Dec 1909 Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000.
  • 14 Dec 1909 New South Wales Premier Charles Wade signed the Seat of Government Surrender Act 1909, formally completing the transfer of State land to the Commonwealth to create the Australian Capital Territory.
  • 16 Dec 1909 US pressure forces Nicaraguan President JosT Santos Zelaya from office.
  • 17 Dec 1909 Karl Landsteiner develops a system of blood grouping.
  • 21 Dec 1909 1st junior high school established (Berkeley, California)
  • 23 Dec 1909 Albert becomes king of Belgium.
  • 31 Dec 1909 Manhattan Bridge opens.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1909?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Lonesome
  2. - Dixie Land, I Love You
  3. - Put on Your Old Gray Bonnet
  4. - The Hat My Father Wore on St. Patrick's Day
  5. - It's Hard to Kiss Your Sweetheart (When the Last Kiss Means Good-Bye)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America