On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1909

Historical Events

  • Albert I becomes the third King of the Belgians

Famous Birthdays

  • Barney Ross, American Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), born in NYC, New York
  • Don Cleverley, cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130)
  • Maurice Denham, British actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), born in Beckenham, England (d. 2002)
1909 Highlights

About December 23, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn