Thursday September 17, 1908

US date format: 9/17/1908, UK date format: 17/9/1908

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 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 Franz J A Grothe and John Creasey. Not Guilty, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908
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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 17, 1908?


Holidays

  • 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)
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Events

  • The Wright Flyer flown by Orville Wright, with Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge as passenger, crashes killing Selfridge. He becomes the first airplane fatality.

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Famous Deaths

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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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