On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1909

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Popovich, American composer, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Adam Rapacki, Polish minister of Foreign Affairs (1956-68), born in Lviv, Ukraine (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80
1909 Highlights

About December 24, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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