Friday 30 April 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Queen Juliana and René Deltgen.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 April 1909 ?
- 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).
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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