Friday 7 May 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edwin H Land and Edwin Land.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1909 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Edwin H Land: American inventor (d. 1991).
- Edwin Land: American inventor and founder of the Polaroid Camera.
- Niels Sorenson: American chiropractor, a specialist in brain plate alignment.
- Construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- In Those Good Old Country Days - Harry Tally
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?