Sunday 8 May 1910
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Lou Williams and Ronald Russell.
Jane Eyre, directed by Theodore Marston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1910 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Mary Lou Williams: US jazz pianist / composer (Zodiac Suite).
- Ronald Russell: Actor / manager (We are Angels, Little Dorrit).
- Andrew E Svenson: American children's book author and publisher (d. 1975).
- Mary Holmes: American painter, educator and Professor of Art History.
- Dorthy Winterburn: American noted family, grandmother of actor/director Michael Tierney.
- Andrew Svenson: American author and publisher (d. 1975)
- Mary Williams: American pianist and composer (d. 1981)
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1910 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Young America - Nora Bayes
- John McCormack - Killarney
- The Mississippi Stoker - Bert Williams
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