Friday 15 September 1922
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bob Anderson (fencer) and Jackie Cooper.
The Prisoner of Zenda, directed by Rex Ingram, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 September 1922 ?
- 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
- Bob Anderson (fencer): English sword-master.
- Jackie Cooper: American actor on-screen from age three in 1925 as an adorable top child actor.
- Gordon Hill: Orangeburg Military man.
- Bob Anderson: English fencer and choreographer (d. 2012).
- Gaetano Cozzi: Italian historian and academic (d. 2001).
- Mary Soames: Baroness Soames English author (d. 2014)
- Catcher Butch Henline is 1st NLer to hit 3 HRs in a game since 1897
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1922 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I'm Just Wild About Harry - Ray Miller & His Orchestra
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