On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1909

Historical Events

  • France & Germany sign treaty about Morocco

Famous Deaths

  • Catulle Mendès, French poet, dies at 67
  • Edouard Silas, Dutch composer, dies at 80
  • Mieczysław Karłowicz, Polish composer and conductor (Rebirth Symphony, Op. 7), dies in an avalanche while on a skiing excursion at 32
1909 Highlights

About February 8, 1909

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius