Thursday 17 June 1909
It was Thursday, 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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- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Régine Pernoud: French historian, medievalist, known for writing extensively about Joan of Arc.
- Ralph E Winters: Canadian film editor (d. 2004).
- Andr? Varay: Annecy physician.
- Elmer Lee Andersen: Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004).
- Pierre Chevigné: French resistance fighter, a colonel in World War II, and later a politician, who was a Minister of Defence in the Fourth Republic.
- Henri Lemoine: France sport Champion
- R?gine Pernoud: Ch?teau-Chinon EXecutives
- Elmer Andersen: American businessman and politician 30th Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004)
- Ralph Winters: Canadian-American film editor (d. 2004)
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