Sunday 17 September 1911
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Besiegte Sieger, directed by Walter Schmidthssler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1911
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1911 ?
- 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
- Robert Riefling: Norwegian classical pianist and educationalist.
- 1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hours 4 minutes
- 25th US Womens Tennis: Hazel H Wightman beats F Sutton (8-10 61 97)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1911 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Alexander's Ragtime Band - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
- A Perfect Day - Cecil Fanning
- Gems from Florodora - Victor Light Opera Co.
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