Sunday 16 May 1909US date format: 5/16/1909, UK date format: 16/5/1909
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Margaret Sullavan and Pierre Abelin.
The Intruder, directed by Jack Brame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1909 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Margaret Sullavan: American actress who reached the peak of her acclaim in the 1943 stage production, "Voice of the Turtle.
- Pierre Abelin: French politician and political actiivist, a champion for centrist principles in French parliamentary social democracy.
- Pierre Destailles
- Charles Wislon: principal (Glasgow University).
- Charles Wilson: Sir Charles Wilson was a Scottish educator and administrator.
- Louis Laisney: St Servan sur Mer EXecutives.