September 1917 calendar

September 1917

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 1917.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 1917: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1917?


  • 01 Sep 1917 The US government prohibits gold exports.
  • 02 Sep 1917 Deutsche Vaterlands Party forms (by Admiral Tirpitz)
  • 03 Sep 1917 1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes
  • 06 Sep 1917 French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
  • 14 Sep 1917 Kerenski regime declares Russian Republic
  • 15 Sep 1917 Russia proclaimed a republic by Alexander Kerensky.
  • 20 Sep 1917 British assault on Polygon-forest, France
  • 26 Sep 1917 British assault on Menin-street, France
  • 27 Sep 1917 Broadhurst Theater opens at 235 W 44th St, New York City

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in September 1917?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding
  2. - When the Sun Goes Down in Dixie (And the Moon Begins to Rise)
  3. - For Your Country and My Country
  4. - Waltz of the Hours
  5. - Joan of Arc


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Man from Painted Post

The Man from Painted Post

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Joseph Henabery

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Frank Campeau, Frank Clark

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Release year: 1917

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Mary Pickford, Eugene O'Brien, Helen Jerome Eddy, Charles Ogle

Country: United States of America

Betsy Ross

Betsy Ross

Release year: 1917

Directed by: George Cowl, Travers Vale

Starring: Alice Brady, John Bowers, Lillian Cook, Victor Kennard