Wednesday September 16, 1908

US date format: 9/16/1908, UK date format: 16/9/1908

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1908). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Beecher Moore and Jacobus "Ko" van de Bosch. Not Guilty, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
  • William Crapo Durant incorporates General Motors in Janesville Wisc
  • The General Motors Corporation is founded.

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Movies

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Not Guilty

Not Guilty

His First Job

His First Job

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Directed by: Philip Hunt

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Directed by: Walter Lang

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Music charts

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Top #1 songs in the USA

  1. - Over the Hills and Far Away

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