Thursday 9 January 1902
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Sr. Wrangler Mr. R.P. Paranjpe, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1902 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Rudolph Bing: Austrian Opera Impresario, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera House from 1950-1972.
- Rudolf Bing: Austrian-born British opera manager (Born 1902).
- Josemaría Escrivá: Spanish priest and saint founded Opus Dei (d. 1975).
- Saint Josemaria Escriva: Spanish Catholic priest and founder of Opus Dei (d. 1975).
- Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer: Spanish ecclesiastic, the founder of a Catholic sect "Opus Dei" (God's Work) in Spain.
- Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns Belgian lawyer/Interior minister: dies at age 66.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1902 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- I Don't Like That Face You Wear - Bert Williams
- Good Morning, Carrie - Bert Williams
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