Wednesday 15 September 1909
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
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- 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
- Ragna Stang: Norwegian art historian, writer, and museum director.
- Carlos Estrada: Composer.
- Jean Batten: New Zealand -- Air pioneer (1st woman to fly solo Australia).
- C Annadurai: Indian educator and politician 7th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 1969).
- Phil Arnold: New Jersey, United States -- Actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees).
- CNAnnadurai: Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu (d. 1969)
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