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Friday 17 September 1920

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1920). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dinah Sheridan and Marjorie S Holt. Ginger Snaps, directed by firstlook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920
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What the sky looked like on 17 September 1920

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Ginger Snaps

Directed by: firstlook

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Way Down East

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Mrs. David Landau, Lowell Sherman

Country: United States

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Sumurun

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Ernst Lubitsch, Pola Negri, Paul Wegener, Jenny Hasselqvist

Country: United States

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The Penalty

Directed by: Wallace Worsley

Starring: Charles Clary, Doris Pawn, Jim Mason, Lon Chaney

Country: United States

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High and Dizzy

Directed by: Hal Roach

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Roy Brooks, Wallace Howe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1920 ?

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)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Cards set a record of 12 consecutive hits in 4th (10) and 5th (2) innings
  • National Football League organizes in Canton Ohio 12 teams pay $100 each to join American Prof Football Association
  • The National Football League is organized in Canton, Ohio, United States.
  • The National Football League was founded.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 17, 1920 - Geocentric view

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