Friday 1 October 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sam Yorty and Thierry Maulnier.
L'innominato, directed by Mario Caserini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1909 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Sam Yorty: American politician, lawyer, member of the State Assembly and Mayor of Los Angeles.
- Thierry Maulnier: French journalist, essayist, dramatist, and literary critic, married once.
- Everett Sloane: NYC, New York -- Actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer).
- Samuel Yorty: Lincoln, Nebraska -- (Mayor-LA).
- Maurice Bardeche: French fascist (d. 1998).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- He was Very Kind to Me - Harry Lauder
- I Love My Wife, But Oh You Kid! - Edward M. Favor
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