On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1909

Historical Events

  • Leopold II, king of Belgium, died in Laeken after a reign of exactly 44 years

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold II, King of Belgium (1865-1909), dies at 74
1909 Highlights

About December 17, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius