Friday 5 December 1902
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Strom Thurmond and Emeric Pressburger.
while The Right of Way by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1902 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Strom Thurmond: American politician, a lawyer, farmer and U.S.
- Emeric Pressburger: Hungarian-English director producer and screenwriter (d. 1988).
- Henry Stephen Cutler composer: dies at age 78.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1902 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- I Want to Be a Lidy - Edward M. Favor
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