Friday 8 October 1909US date format: 10/8/1909, UK date format: 8/10/1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Hewitt NFL end (Chicago Bears .
Les surprises de l'amour, 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 8 October 1909
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1909 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Bill Hewitt NFL end (Chicago Bears: Philadelphia Eagles).
- Chicago Cubs beat New York Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win National League pennant.
- An earthquake in the Zagreb area leads Andrija Mohorovičić to identify the Mohorovičić discontinuity.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Take Me Out for a Joy Ride - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- My Pony Boy - Ada Jones