January 9, 1908 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium
  • Muir Woods National Monument, California, established

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Simone de Beauvoir, French author and feminist (The Mandarins, The Second Sex), born in Paris, France (d. 1986)

Deaths in History

  • Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67
  • Wilhelm Busch, writer, dies