On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Vagn Holmboe, Danish neo-classical composer (Sinfonia rustica), born in Horsens, Jutland (d. 1996)
  • Vakkom Majeed, Indian freedom fighter & politician, born in the Kingdom of Travancore (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Ipavec, composer, dies at 79
1909 Highlights

About December 20, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius