Friday 6 August 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Diana Keppel .
The Man in the Moon, directed by tienne Arnaud, 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 6 August 1909 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Diana Keppel: Countess of Albemarle (d. 2013).
- Alice Huyler Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- Isn't Love a Grand Old Thing? - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- The Yama Yama Man - Ada Jones & Victor Light Opera Co.
- Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares - Will Oakland
- Uncle Josh's Trip to Coney Island - Cal Stewart & Len Spencer
- Nobody Knows, Nobody Cares - Harvey Hindermyer
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