Sunday September 17, 1922
US date format: 9/17/1922, UK date format: 17/9/1922
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 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 Claude Ollier and Ursula Howells.
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 17, 1922?
- 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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- Bicyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world sprint champ
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1922?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Ethel Waters Jazz Masters - Spread Yo' Stuff
- Edwin Dale - Song of Persia