Monday 17 May 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Giulio Argan: Italian politician, art historian and author, he was the mayor of Rome from 1976-1979 and senator.
- Magda Schneider actress (Eva: Going Gay, Be Mine Tonight).
- Edward Playfair: British senior civil servant.
- Julius Sumner Miller: American physicist (d. 1987).
- Magda Schneider: German actress and singer in operatic films and musicals.
- Julius Miller: American physicist and academic (d. 1987)
- White firemen on Georgia railroad strike to protest hiring blacks.
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- Shine On, Harvest Moon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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