Wednesday 14 September 1921
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
The Ace of Hearts, directed by Wallace Worsley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921
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Which were the important events of 14 September 1921 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Hughes Rudd: TV newscaster (CBS / ABC).
- John Imandt: Dutch astrologer, a member of the WVA (see under: Thierens) for several years, later working closely with Antoon van Zon in the "Werkgroep voor Kosmobiologisch Onderzoek" (WKO) (= workgroup for cosmobiological research) in The Hague.
- A Jean de Grandpre: Canadian businessman and chief executive officer (Bell Canada).
- Constance Motley: American lawyer judge and politician (d. 2005).
- A de Grandpré: Canadian lawyer businessman and academic.
- Paul Poberezny: American pilot and businessman founded the Experimental Aircraft Association (d. 2013)
- Dario Vittori: Italian-Argentinian actor and producer (d. 2001)
- Stanley Pace: American aerospace engineer and CEO of General Dynamics, the U.S.'s No.2 defense contractor, manufacturer of aeronautical and defense equipment. Pace has a BS in Engineering and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy and CA. Institute of Technology.
- Hellmuth Bantz: German gymnast. He won at the 1956 Olympic Games gold medal in the vault.
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Peggy O'Neil - Charles Harrison
- Tea Leaves - Nora Bayes
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