Monday 16 August 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paul Smith Callaway and Albert Lauzero.
The Man in the Moon, directed by tienne Arnaud, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 August 1909 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- My Cousin Caruso - Billy Murray
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