What Happened on January 9, 1908

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium
  • Muir Woods National Monument, California, established

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex)

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67
  • Wilhelm Busch, writer, dies