Thursday 29 April 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Daniel Raphael Mayer and Tom Ewell [S Yewell Tompkins] Owensboro Kentucky actor (Tom Ewell Show.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 29 April 1909 ?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
- Greenery Day (1989-2006).
- Sh?wa Day (2007 - Day of Showa period, which is reigned by Emperor Hirohito)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Bah�'f Faith - The ninth day of the Festival of Ridv�n.
- Saint Catherine of Siena
- Saint Wilfred the Younger
- Saint Peter of Verona
- Daniel Raphael Mayer: Journalist / resistance leader.
- Tom Ewell [S Yewell Tompkins] Owensboro Kentucky actor (Tom Ewell Show: 7 Year Itch, Adam's Rib).
- Daniel Mayer: French politician, a member of the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO), a socialist party in France, president of the Ligue des droits de l'homme (LDH, Human Rights League) from 1958 to 1975.
- Jean Mouisset: French Catholic prelate, who was Bishop of Nice from 1963 to 1984.
- Tom Ewell: American actor and singer (d. 1994).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1909 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
- The Sweetest Gal in Town - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Roses Bring Dreams of You - Peerless Quartet (Columbia Male Quartet)
- Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay! - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Uncle Josh on a Fifth Avenue Bus (new version) - Cal Stewart
- Oh, You Kid! - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- The Message of the Red Rose - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson (as Miss Walton)
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