Thursday 19 August 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerzy Andrzejewski .
The Man in the Moon, directed by tienne Arnaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Jerzy Andrzejewski: Warsaw, Poland -- Writer (Ashes & Diamonds).
- Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure: Lawyer / 1st-Member of parliament.
- Indianapolis 500 race track opens
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- My Cousin Caruso - Billy Murray
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