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, French author and feminist (The Mandarins, The Second Sex), born in Paris, France (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

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