Wednesday 2 July 1902
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William Wyler and K Kanapathypillai.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 July 1902
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1902 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- William Wyler: Director.
- K Kanapathypillai: Sri Lankan author and academic (d. 1968).
- Germaine Thyssens-Valentin: Dutch-French pianist (d. 1987).
- John J McGraw becomes manager of New York Giants (stays for 30 years).