Friday 30 April 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Queen Juliana: of the Netherlands (d. 2004).
- René Deltgen: Luxemburgish stage and film actor, who spent most of his career in Germany.
- Juliana : Dutch Queen of Holland 09/06/1948 upon abdication of her mother, Queen Wilhelmina, due to her mother's poor health.
- F McWilliam: Irish sculptor and educator (d. 1992).
- Juliana of: Juliana of the Netherlands (d. 2004).
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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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