Sunday 15 September 1912
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was William Howard Taft (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gisela Hernandez Gonzalo .
La vida de Jose Rizal, directed by Edward M. Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1912
while The Melting of Molly by Maria Thompson Davies was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 15 September 1912 ?
- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Red Sox pitcher Joe Wood ties then record of 16 straight wins
- War between Turkey and Montenegro breaks out in Albania
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1912 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- You're My Baby - American Quartet
- That Precious Little Thing Called Love (The Riddle Song) - Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
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