Thursday 24 June 1909
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 24, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William G Penney and Milton Katims New York City.
Psyche, directed by Posing Productions, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 June 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
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Shine On, Harvest Moon - Bob Roberts
- Silver Threads Among the Gold - Will Oakland