Tuesday 9 May 1905
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lili Alvarez and Bernardin Collin.
Fireworks, directed by Katie Messer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 May 1905
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1905 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Lili Alvarez
- Bernardin Collin: French Catholic priest, who served as Bishop of Digne from 1958 to 1980.
- Ernst Pauer composer: dies at age 78.