Tuesday 4 May 1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Howard Da Silva and Jeroom Verten.
Between Love and Honor, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 May 1909
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1909 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Howard Da Silva: American actor, director and musical performer on stage, film, television and radio.
- Howard Da Silva [Silverblatt]: Cleveland, Ohio -- Actor (Ben Franklin-1776).
- Jeroom Verten: [Jozef F Vermetten] Flemish playwright.
- André Hambourg: French impressionist, whose numerous works have earned international acclaim.
- Pierre Satre: French aviator and industrial engineer, designer of the Caravelle airplane.
- Henri Filhoulaud: Limoges physician.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Wish I Had a Girl - Billy Murray
- To the End of the World With You - Manuel Romain