Saturday 15 September 1923
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arvell Shaw and Robert MacAlister.
Zaza, directed by Allan Dwan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
while The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim 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 1923 ?
- 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
- Arvell Shaw
- Robert MacAlister: American military, a US Army careerist who rose to the rank of Major General.
- Robert Mc: Mayfield Military man.
- Anton Heiller: Austrian organist composer and conductor (d. 1979).
- Sayed Darwish: Egyptian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1923).
- 43rd US Mens Tennis: William T Tilden beats W M Johnston (64 61 64)
- Bill Tilden wins US Lawn Tennis Open
- Gov Walton of Oklahoma declares state of siege because of KKK terror
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1923 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Dirty Hands! Dirty Face! - Irving Kaufman (Ben Selvin Orch)
- Bebe - Billy Jones
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