Wednesday 17 March 1909, St. Patrick's Day
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
I tre moschettieri, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Ken Anderson in Seattle: Washington, USA; worked on Disney animated films, Disneyland attractions, named a Disney Legend in 1991.
- Henry Helmsley: American hotel magnate who built a financial empire with his second wife, Leona Helmsley.
- Ann Wigmore: Lithuanian-American nutritionist who is an internationally known figure in the fields of nutrition and health, the founder of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Boston, which has other branches.
- Lucien Audouze: Tercillat physician.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Down Among the Sugar Cane - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Meet Me in Rose-Time, Rosie - Frank Stanley & Byron G. Harlan
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