Monday 30 August 1909
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include [Rose] Joan Blondell and Barry Appleby.
Sherlock Holmes V, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1909 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- [Rose] Joan Blondell: NYC, New York -- Actress (Real McCoys, Here Come the Brides).
- Barry Appleby: Cartoonist.
- Virginia Burton: American author and illustrator (d. 1968).
- Burgess Shale fossils are discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1909 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Take Me Up with You, Dearie - Billy Murray & Haydn Quartet
- Uncle Josh at a Baseball Game - Cal Stewart
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