Friday 1 September 1916
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Paul L Higgins and Dorothy Bundy.
The Danger Girl, directed by Clarence G. Badger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 September 1916
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Which were the important events of 1 September 1916 ?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Paul L Higgins
- Dorothy Bundy
- Sydney Dawson Bailey: Pacifist / campaigner.
- Dorothy Cheney: American tennis player with several titles and honors to her name including induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 2004.
- Paul Higgins: American Reverend and author who was a student pastor at Methodist churches in Dominguez, California from 1941-1943 and Washburn, Illinois from 1943-1946.
- Bulgaria declares war on Romania
- Keating-Owen Act (child labor banned from interstate commerce).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1916 ?
Top #4 songs in the USA
- Babes in the Wood - Prince's Orchestra
- I Sent My Wife to the Thousand Isles - Al Jolson
- At the End of a Beautiful Day - Elizabeth Wheeler
- It's a Hundred to One You're in Love - M.J. O'Connell