January 1, 1909 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Drilling begins on the Lakeview Gusher.
  • In Great Britain, the Old Age Pension Law is finally instituted, providing pensions for every British subject over 70 with low income

Birthdays in History

  • Barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Presidential candidate (R) 1964)
  • Stepan Bandera, Ukrainian nationalist leader (d. 1959)