Saturday 24 April 1909
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Irven Spence and Bernhard Grzimek.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by John Fox, Jr. 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 24 April 1909 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Irven Spence: animator.
- Bernhard Grzimek: Silesian-German zoo director, zoologist, book author, editor, and animal conservationist in postwar West-Germany.
- Harry Hillman and Lawson Robertson run 100 metre 3-legged race in 11 seconds.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1909 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
- The Message of the Red Rose - Harry Macdonough & Elise Stevenson (as Miss Walton)
- Oh, You Kid! - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay! - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- The Sweetest Gal in Town - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- Uncle Josh on a Fifth Avenue Bus (new version) - Cal Stewart
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