Monday 14 September 1914
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pietro Germi and Clayton Moore.
The New Janitor, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 September 1914
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Which were the important events of 14 September 1914 ?
- 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.
- Pietro Germi: Italian actor and director.
- Clayton Moore: American actor (d. 1999).
- Lida Baarova: Czech actress (d. 2000).
- Mae Boren Axton: American songwriter (d. 1997).
- Robert McCloskey: American author (d. 2003).
- Kay Medford: NYC, New York -- Actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love).
- Mae Axton: American composer and educator (d. 1997).
- Lída Baarová: Czech-Austrian actress (d. 2000).
- Robert Busnel: French basketball player, coach and administrator.
- Michael Spisak: Composer.
- German staff-chief von Moltke replaces von Falkenhayn
- German troops withdraw from Aisne / invent trenches
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1914 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Something Seems Tingle-Ingling - Walter Van Brunt
- The 20th Century Rag - Billy Murray
- John McCormack - A Little Love, A Little Kiss