Wednesday 16 September 1908
It was Wednesday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 16 September 1908 ?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Beecher Moore: Sailor.
- Jacobus "Ko" van de Bosch: Actor / cabaret performer / director (Nemo).
- James "Jimmy" Johnson: English Labor MP (1950-59, 64-83).
- Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
- William Crapo Durant incorporates General Motors in Janesville Wisc
- The General Motors Corporation is founded.
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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