Thursday 8 July 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Petar Segedin and Guy Tellenne.
Salome Mad, directed by Theo Bouwmeester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1909 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Petar Segedin: Croatian Novelist (Holy Devil).
- Guy Tellenne: French poet and teacher who had passed aggregation, and high-ranking civil servant.
- Louis Finot: France sport Champion.
- Alan Brown: English soldier (d. 1971).
- Gaston AA Marquis de Gallifet: French Minister of War (1899-1900), dies at 79.
- 1st pro baseball game (minor league) played under lights
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