Thursday 17 September 1903
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Der Specht, directed by N/A, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
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- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Minanogawa Tozo: Japanese sumo wrestler, the 34th Yokozuna (d. 1971).
- Karel Miljon: Dutch boxer (d. 1984).
- Frank O'Connor: American actor and representationalist painter (Born 1897).
- Minanogawa Tōzō: Japanese sumo wrestler the 34th Yokozuna (d. 1971).
- Boston Pilgrims clinch AL pennant, beating Cleveland, 14-3
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