Thursday September 17, 1908

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

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on September 17, 1908, here's what our experts found out: it was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac and Moon Sign 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. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Over the Hills and Far Away by Harry Macdonough & John Bieling. Not Guilty, directed by , was one of the most viewed movie released in 1908
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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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Movies

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Not Guilty

Not Guilty

Release year: 1908

His First Job

His First Job

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Philip Hunt

Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Release year: 1908

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Blue Bird

The Blue Bird

Release year: 1908

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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Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 17, 1908?

On September 17, 1908 several famous people were born including, Franz J A Grothe, John Creasey, Rafael Israelyan.

Which famous people died on September 17, 1908?

Famous people died on September 17, 1908 include, Thomas E Selfridge, Thomas Selfridge, Henri Julien.