Wednesday 14 September 1910
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gaston Deferre and Gaston Defferre.
Göteborgarens marstrandsresa, directed by Knut Lambert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910
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- 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.
- Gaston Deferre: French politician.
- Gaston Defferre: French Socialist politician, lawyer and journalist.
- Lehman Engel: Jackson, Mississippi -- Conductor / comp (Streetcar Named Desire).
- Jack Hawkins: Actor (Ben Hur, Ben-Four Just Men), dies at 62.
- Yiannis Latsis: Greek shipping tycoon (Born 1910).
- Rolf Liebermann: Swiss-French composer and manager (d. 1999)
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- Oh That Beautiful Rag - Arthur Collins
- The Girl with a Brogue - Ada Jones
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