Tuesday 8 September 1914
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dimitrios I and Sir Denys Lasdun.
The Virginian, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1914 ?
- Dimitrios I: Patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians).
- Sir Denys Lasdun: English architect (d. 2001).
- Odd Øyen: Norwegian resistance fighter during World War II, and anaesthetist.
- Demetrios: Patriarch Demetrios I of Constantinople (d. 1991).
- Denys Lasdun: English architect designed the Royal National Theatre (d. 2001).
- William E Darwin: British Son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74.
- British trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland
- World War I: Private Thomas Highgate becomes the first British soldier to be executed for desertion during the war.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1914 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Love Has Wings - Charles Harrison & Grace Kerns
- Happy Tho' Married - Fred Duprez
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