Sunday September 16, 1906
US date format: 9/16/1906, UK date format: 16/9/1906
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill and Annie Hermes.
Target Practice, directed by Richmond Riedel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 16, 1906?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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- Kaarlo Nieminen wins 1st Finnish marathon
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1906?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Bert Williams - Here it Comes Again
- Byron G. Harlan - The Good Old U.S.A.