Thursday 26 August 1909
It was Thursday, 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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Which were the important events of 26 August 1909 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- Frank Gasparro in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; US Mint Chief Engraver (1965-81).
- Ugo D'Alessio: Italian film actor, who died on 16 February 1979 in Naples.
- Pierre Oudet: Mohon physician.
- Eric Davies: South African cricketer and educator (d. 1976).
- Jim Davis: American actor (d. 1981).
- Gene Moore: American baseball player (Born 1909)
- Middlesex beat Gloucs (Bristol) by Inn and 31 in a single day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- I Love, I Love, I Love My Wife, but Oh You Kid! - Arthur Collins
- My Pony Boy - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kid! - Bob Roberts
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