Friday 1 August 1902
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ruth Evelyn Mansfield and Hendrik J Kruls.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
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- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
- Hendrik J Kruls: Netherlands -- General / chief military authority (1944-46).
- Ruth Evelyn Mansfield: Doctor.
- Hendrik Kruls: Dutch general/chief military authority (1944-46), dies at age 73.
- Andre Berry: France Writer.
- Suzanne Lambin: Nantes physician.
- Ludwig Beckmann: Painter.
- Building begins on Dutch public housing
- Mine accident in Wollongong, Australia (100 die)
- The United States buys the rights to the Panama Canal from France.