Sunday 16 May 1909
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Charles Wislon and Pierre Abelin.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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.
- Charles Wislon: principal (Glasgow University).
- Pierre Abelin: French politician and political actiivist, a champion for centrist principles in French parliamentary social democracy.
- Margaret Sullavan: American actress who reached the peak of her acclaim in the 1943 stage production, "Voice of the Turtle.
- Charles Wilson: Sir Charles Wilson was a Scottish educator and administrator.
- Louis Laisney: St Servan sur Mer EXecutives.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- Shine On, Harvest Moon - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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