Tuesday 4 May 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt] and Jeroom Verten.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1909 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt]: Cleveland, Ohio -- Actor (Ben Franklin-1776).
- Jeroom Verten: [Jozef F Vermetten] Flemish playwright.
- Howard Da Silva: American actor, director and musical performer on stage, film, television and radio.
- André Hambourg: French impressionist, whose numerous works have earned international acclaim.
- Pierre Satre: French aviator and industrial engineer, designer of the Caravelle airplane.
- Henri Filhoulaud: Limoges physician
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- In Those Good Old Country Days - Harry Tally
- Roses Bring Dreams of You - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1909?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?