Tuesday 1 June 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Szymon Goldberg and Hans Vogt.
Only a Tramp, directed by Theo Bouwmeester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1909 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Szymon Goldberg: Polish / US violinist / conductor (Netherlands Chamber Orchestra).
- Hans Vogt: Norwegian linguist (d. 1986).
- Yechezkel Kutscher: Slovakian-born Israeli philologist and Hebrew linguist (d. 1971).
- Giuseppe Martucci: Italian pianist composer and conductor (d. 1909).
- (to October 16) The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition is held in Seattle, Washington.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1909 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Meet Me in Rose-Time, Rosie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- American Ragtime - Billy Murray
- Softly and Tenderly - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
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