Thursday September 14, 1905

US date format: 9/14/1905, UK date format: 14/9/1905

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 1905). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). The Little Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Little Train Robbery

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter


Directed by: Michael S. Ojeda

The Tempest

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Coney Island at Night

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter



Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 14, 1905?


  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.


  • Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of September 14, 1905?

    Top #2 songs in the USA

  1. Down Where the Silv'ry Mohawk Flows - Haydn Quartet
  2. Just Plain Folks - Ada Jones

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