Wednesday 16 June 1909
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Le printemps - Épisode 4: Les jeux et les ris - Floréal, directed by Louis Feuillade, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 16 June 1909 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
- Willi Boskovsky: Austria -- Conductor (new years concert).
- Archie Fairley Carr: American biologist (d. 1987).
- de Chevigne: Toulon Military man.
- Charles Renon: Vernon Military man.
- Archie Carr: American ecologist and zoologist (d. 1987).
- 1st US airplane sold commercially, by Glenn Curtiss for $5,000
- Jim Thorpe makes his pro baseball pitching debut for Rocky Mount (ECL) with 4-2 win, this will cause him to forfeit his Olympic medals
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