What the sky looked like on August 17, 1909
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 8/17/1909, UK date format: 17/8/1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Larry Clinton .
Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1909?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1909?
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