Sunday 17 October 1909
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Crozy [William] Cole and Alain Assailly.
Drink, directed by Albert Capellani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1909 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Crozy [William] Cole: US jazz drummer.
- Alain Assailly: French physician, a specialist in neuroendoctrine disorders.
- Cozy Cole: American drummer (d. 1981).
- Nicola Spinelli: Composer, dies at 44.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- My Wife's Gone to the Country (Hurrah! Hurrah!) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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