Wednesday October 13, 1909

US date format: 10/13/1909, UK date format: 13/10/1909

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 13, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Art Tatum and Herbert Block. The Widow, directed by Paul Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Widow

The Widow

Directed by: Paul Rodriguez

Les surprises de l'amour

Les surprises de l'amour

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

His Lost Love

His Lost Love

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: James Kirkwood, Owen Moore, Mary Pickford, George Nichols

The Cowboy Millionaire

The Cowboy Millionaire

Directed by: Francis Boggs, Otis Turner

Starring: Mac Barnes, William Garwood, Adrienne Kroell, Tom Mix


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 13, 1909?


  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • An agreement by Germany, Italy and Switzerland gives the Germans and Italians access to the Gotthard Rail Tunnel.

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - My Wife's Gone to the Country (Hurrah! Hurrah!)

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