Thursday 24 June 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William G Penney and Milton Katims New York City.
Salome Mad, directed by Theo Bouwmeester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1909 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- William G Penney: British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb).
- Milton Katims New York City: conductor/violist (WOR-New York City).
- Jean Deslauriers: Canadian violinist composer and conductor (d. 1978).
- William Penney: Baron Penney English mathematician and physicist (d. 1991).
- Sarah Orne Jewett: American writer (Born 1849).
- 15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood Golf Club - New Jersey
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Schoolmates - Byron G. Harlan
- Shine On, Harvest Moon - Frank Stanley & Henry Burr
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