Tuesday 31 August 1909US date format: 8/31/1909, UK date format: 31/8/1909
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1909). The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carmen Carven and Carmen De Tommaso.
Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by Thomas Vinterberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1909
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Carmen Carven: Chatellerault EXecutives.
- Carmen De Tommaso: French fashion designer, founder of the label Carven, opened her first boutique in Paris in 1941.
- Gérard Huyghe: French Catholic clergyman, who was Bishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer).
- Ferenc Fejtő: Hungarian-French journalist and political scientist (d. 2008).
- A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball
- Thure Johnstown wins Stockholm marathon (2:40:34.2)