Tuesday 31 August 1909
It was Tuesday, 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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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Carmen De Tommaso: French fashion designer, founder of the label Carven, opened her first boutique in Paris in 1941.
- Gérard Huyghe: French Catholic clergyman, who was Bishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer).
- Carmen Carven: Chatellerault EXecutives.
- Ferenc Fejtő: Hungarian-French journalist and political scientist (d. 2008).
- A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball
- Thure Johnstown wins Stockholm marathon (2:40:34.2)
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- Take Me Up with You, Dearie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game - Cal Stewart
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