Friday 17 September 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Sherlock Holmes V, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Elizabeth Enright: American author and illustrator (d. 1968).
- Ivan Devries: French radio producer, 1935-1975.
- Elizabeth Wilkinson: Professor German University College London.
- Kenneth Darling: Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces, Northern Europe.
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