Friday 7 May 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edwin H Land and Edwin Land.
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 7 May 1909 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Edwin H Land: American inventor (d. 1991).
- Edwin Land: American inventor and founder of the Polaroid Camera.
- Niels Sorenson: American chiropractor, a specialist in brain plate alignment.
- Construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- In Those Good Old Country Days - Harry Tally
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Genealogy: find out your family heritage
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 ?