Wonderful Year 1909 - January
( Originally Published 1910 )
A Mansion House Fund was opened by the Lord Mayor of London for the sufferers from the Italian earthquake.
The Old Age Pensions Act came into force.
Dr. Cosmo Lang enthroned as Archbishop of York.
Centenary of Corunna.
The Kaiser's fiftieth birthday celebrated.
The annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina settled between Turkey and Austria.
Over 700 on board While Star liner "Republic " rescued through instrumentality of wireless telegraphy.