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Saturday 17 September 1904

US date format: 9/17/1904, UK date format: 17/9/1904

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edgar G Ulmer and Frederick Ashton. La Danse du diable, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
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La Danse du diable

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The Hero of Liao-Yang

Gambler's Quarrel

Ruffian's Dance

Directed by: Gaston Velle

Starring: Les Dahlias

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Which were the important events of 17 September 1904 ?

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Edgar G Ulmer: Austrian-American film director (d. 1972).
  • Frederick Ashton: Ecuadorian-English dancer and choreographer (d. 1988).
  • Jerry Colonna: Boston, Massachusetts -- Actor (Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore).
  • Edgar Ulmer: Czech-American director screenwriter and set designer (d. 1972).
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