Friday 8 October 1909
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Hewitt NFL end (Chicago Bears .
L'innominato, directed by Mario Caserini, 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..
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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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'm Awfully Glad I Met You - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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