Wednesday 12 May 1909
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach 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 ?
Which were the important events of 12 May 1909 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 12 May
- 34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- To the End of the World With You - Manuel Romain
- I Wish I Had a Girl - Billy Murray
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?