Wednesday September 13, 1916
US date format: 9/13/1916, UK date format: 13/9/1916
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1916). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Roald Dahl and John Currie Gunn.
The Pacifist, directed by Alex Zhort, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1916
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 13, 1916?
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- Mary, a circus elephant, is hanged in the town of Erwin, Tennessee for killing her handler, Walter quotRedquot Eldridge.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 13, 1916?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- James F. Harrison & James Reed - There's Someone More Lonesome Than You
- Al Jolson - You're a Dangerous Girl