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

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 01 Jan 1909 Drilling begins on the Lakeview Gusher.
  • 05 Jan 1909 Colombia recognizes the independence of Panama.
  • 09 Jan 1909 Ernest Shackleton, leading the Nimrod Expedition to the South Pole, plants the British flag 97 nautical miles (180 km; 112 mi) from the South Pole, the furthest anyone had ever reached at that time.
  • 16 Jan 1909 British explorer Ernest Shackleton finds magnetic south pole.
  • 25 Jan 1909 Richard Strauss' opera Elektra receives its debut performance at the Dresden State Opera.
  • 27 Jan 1909 The Young Left is founded in Norway.
  • 28 Jan 1909 United States troops leave Cuba with the exception of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base after being there since the Spanish-American War.

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Movies

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Before and After

Before and After

Directed by: Barbet Schroeder

Excelsior

Excelsior

Directed by: Wu Min-Hsiung

Raffaello Sanzio e la fornarina

Raffaello Sanzio e la fornarina

Directed by: Edoardo Bencivenga

Starring: Charles Krauss, Josette Andriot, Rene Sylvaire

Country: United States of America

Marin Faliero doge di Venezia

Marin Faliero doge di Venezia

Directed by: Giuseppe de Liguoro

Starring: Giuseppe de Liguoro, Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano

Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit

Les heures - Épisode 4: Le soir, la nuit

Directed by: Louis Feuillade

Starring: Alice Tissot, Renée Carl, Christiane Mandelys, Maurice Vinot

Country: United States of America