Monday 7 June 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter W Rodino and Jessica Tandy.
Only a Tramp, directed by Theo Bouwmeester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach 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 7 June 1909 ?
- Luciana, virgin, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Blessed Maria Theresia of Soubiran (died 1889)
- Saint Procopius [PCP (Paris), as Proces]
- Saint Wulstan, bishop of Worcester, confessor (Translation day)
- Malta - Sette giugno - Riot in Malta that began the road to self government and then independence.
- Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2007)
- Colman, bishop of Dromore [BLS]
- Saint Godoald, bishop, confessor
- Norway - Union Dissolution Day, observing the 1905 decision to dissolve the Union between Sweden and Norway.
- Saint Maximinus, bishop of Aix, confessor
- Roman Empire - first day of the Vestalia (penus vestae) in honor of Vesta.
- Saint Robert, abbot of Chichester
- Blessed Robert, abbot of Newminster, Northumberland
- saint Servatius, bishop, confessor or martyr (Translation day)
- Blessed Paul, bishop of Constantinople, martyr
- Blessed Meriadec, bishop (of Vannes
- Blessed Godeschalc, prince of the Vandals, martyr
- Saint Fortunatus, bishop, confessor
- Blessed Anna of St. Bartholomaeus (died 1626)
- Blessed Willibald
- Peter W Rodino: (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1949- ) / chaired Watergate council.
- Jessica Tandy: British-American actress, noted on stage and screen for half a century.
- Virginia Apgar: American anesthesiologist and pediatrician developed the Apgar test (d. 1974).
- Peter Rodino: American captain lawyer and politician (d. 2005).
- Cleveland Industrial Exposition opens.
- Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'm Looking for a Sweetheart and I Think You'll Do - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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