Saturday 16 October 1909
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francis Laine .
Drink, directed by Albert Capellani, 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 October 1909 ?
- Jakub Bart-Cisinski: Sorbian writer (Born 1856).
- Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
- Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series
- The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, held in Seattle, Washington, closes. 3.75 million visitors attended.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1909 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- My Wife's Gone to the Country (Hurrah! Hurrah!) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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