On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1907

Historical Events

  • First Christmas Seals sold (Wilmington, Delaware, post office)
  • Gustav Mahler departs Vienna for America

Famous Birthdays

  • Fried Walter [Schmidt], German light music and operetta composer, born in Ottendorf-Okrilla, Germany (d. 1996)
  • Noel Walton Bott, engineer
1907 Highlights

About December 9, 1907

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Sagittarius