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, New Zealand cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130), born in Otago, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • 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? 111 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn