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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1909.
The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1909: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1909?


Events

  • 01 May 1909 Netherlands begins unity with Belgium.
  • 02 May 1909 Honus Wagner steals his way around bases in first inning against Chicago Cubs.
  • 03 May 1909 35th Kentucky Derby: Vincent Powers on Wintergreen wins in 2:08.2.
  • 07 May 1909 Construction begins on first 100 houses in Ahuzat Bayit (Tel Aviv).
  • 08 May 1909 Frederick Barrett runs world record marathon (2:42:31)
  • 12 May 1909 34th Preakness: Willie Doyle aboard Effendi wins in 1:39.8.
  • 13 May 1909 Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in the Netherlands
  • 17 May 1909 White firemen on Georgia railroad strike to protest hiring blacks.
  • 24 May 1909 Bristol University granted Royal Charter.
  • 29 May 1909 In Shepard, Texas, USA a meteorite drops through a house.
  • 30 May 1909 National Conference on the Negro is held.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in May 1909?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - In Those Good Old Country Days
  2. - Roses Bring Dreams of You
  3. - To the End of the World With You
  4. - I Wish I Had a Girl
  5. - Shine On, Harvest Moon

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Country: United States of America

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Alien

Alien

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States of America

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America