Monday 24 May 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Guillermo Diaz-Plaja and Wilbur Mills.
Sherlock Holmes IV, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
while The Silver Horde by Rex Beach was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 24 May 1909 ?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Guillermo Diaz-Plaja: Spanish literary / poet (Lorca).
- Wilbur Mills: American politician (Representative-Democrat-Arkansas)/involved with Fanne Foxe, dies at age 82.
- Bristol University granted Royal Charter.
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- To the End of the World with You - Henry Burr
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