On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1907

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), born in La Pecq, France (d. 1982)
  • Klaes Karppinen, Finnish athlete, 4 X 10K relay (Olympic gold 1936), born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1992)
  • Quintin Hogg, British politician, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, born in London (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

  • Romualdo Marenco, Italian composer, chiefly of ballet music (Excelsior), dies at 66
1907 Highlights

About October 9, 1907

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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