Tuesday 15 September 1908
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Gans-Nelson Fight, directed by Joe Gans, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1908 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Fred Adison: French musician, singer and jazz conductor.
- Kid Sheik: American trumpet player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band) (d. 1996).
- Penny Singleton: American actress and singer (d. 2003).
- Gerd Gaiser: German writer (Ship in the Mountain).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1908 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
- I've Taken Quite a Fancy to You - Ada Jones & Billy Murray
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