Saturday September 16, 1922
US date format: 9/16/1922, UK date format: 16/9/1922
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1922). The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Marcel Mouloudji and Janis Paige.
The Arsonist, directed by Brenton Spencer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 16, 1922?
- 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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- 42nd US Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats W M Johnston (46 36 62 63 64)
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1922?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ethel Waters Jazz Masters - Spread Yo' Stuff
- Edwin Dale - Song of Persia