Wednesday January 08, 1902: on this day

About January 8th, 1902, in brief:

  • Historical events: A train collision in the New York Central Railroad's Park Avenue Tunnel kills 17, injures 38, and leads to increased demand for electric trains and led to the banning of Steam locomotives in the state.
  • Day of the week: January 8th, 1902 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn (in western zodiac), Tiger (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Elvis Presley, David Bowie
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • Popular movie: William Tell directed by Jonathan Haswell

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What day of the week was January 08, 1902?

January 08, 1902 was a Wednesday and it was the 8th day of the year 1902 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 08, 1902 can also be written as 1/8/1902 in the US and as 8/1/1902 in UK and Europe.

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January 08, 1902: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on January 08, 1902:

  • A train collision in the new york central railroad's park avenue tunnel kills 17, injures 38, and leads to increased demand for electric trains and led to the banning of steam locomotives in the state.

January 08, 1902: What were the magazines covers that day?

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January 08, 1902: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 8th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 08, 1902: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 08, 1902 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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January 08, 1902: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 08, 1902 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 08, 1902 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 08, 1902 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 06:04 am and setting at 04:58 pm.

The previous full moon was on Dec 25, 1901 while the next full moon would come on Jan 24, 1902.

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Who was born on January 08, 1902?

Famous people born on January 08, 1902:

  • Deniel Malenkov

    Soviet politician who briefly served as the Premier of the Soviet Union.

  • Carl Rogers

    American psychologist and academic (d. 1987).

  • Carl R[ansom] Rogers

    United states -- psychologist (client centered therapy).

  • Gret Palucca

    German dancer / choreography (silent song).

  • Alexander Gray

    Wrightsville, pennsylvania -- actor.

  • Georgy Malenkov

    First secretary of the central committee of the soviet communist party (born 1902).

Whose famous birthday is on January 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 8th:

  • Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley

    American pop singer.

  • David Bowie
    David Bowie

    British actor and rock star with exotic looks.

  • Cynthia Erivo
    Cynthia Erivo

    Cynthia erivo is a british actress and singer known for her tony award-winning performance in 'the color purple' and her role in the film...

  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking

    British theoretical physicist, who was also a professor at the university of oxford.

  • Géraldine Pailhas
    Géraldine Pailhas

    French actress who starred alongside johnny depp, marlon brando and "don juan demarco.

  • Graham Chapman
    Graham Chapman

    An english actor and writer.

  • José Ferrer
    José Ferrer

    Puerto rican-american actor and director (d. 1992).

  • Yvette Mimieux
    Yvette Mimieux

    American actress, stage, and tv actress.

  • Michelle Forbes
    Michelle Forbes

    Actress (julianna cox-homicide).

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How old is someone born on January 08, 1902?

Someone born on January 08, 1902 is:

122 years 4 months old,

or 1468 months and 16 days old,

or 6385 weeks and 2 days old,

or 44697 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 08, 1902?

There are 229 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 8th 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 08, 1902?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on January 08, 1902.


January 08, 1902: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on January 8th?

Famous deaths on January 8th:

  • John Gregson
    John Gregson

    Actor (rooney assassin) dies at 55.

  • Yvonne De Carlo
    Yvonne De Carlo

    Canadian-american actress, singer, dancer, and choreographer whose six-decade career included roles in film, television, musical theatre,...

  • Edd Byrnes
    Edd Byrnes

    Edd Byrnes was an American actor known for his role in the TV series '77 Sunset Strip'.

  • Gale Page
    Gale Page

    Actress (4 daughters, knute rockney), is killed by cancer at 72.

  • Pat Buttram
    Pat Buttram

    American actor and comedian (b. 1915).

  • Robert Baden-Powell
    Robert Baden-Powell

    British military figure who founded the boy scouts of england in 1907.

  • Zbigniew Cybulski
    Zbigniew Cybulski

    Polish actor (see you tommorrow) dies at 39.

  • Lois Wilson
    Lois Wilson

    Actress (alice aldrich family), dies at 88.

  • Castin Galilei

    Castin Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, and philosopher who played a key role in the scientific revolution.

  • Galileah Galilei

    Galileo Galilei was a renowned Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, and philosopher who played a pivotal role in the scientific...

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January 08, 1902: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on January 08, 1902:

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

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January 08, 1902: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 08, 1902 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

William Tell

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Jonathan Haswell

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Rachel Gillet

Arrival of Tongkin Train

Arrival of Tongkin Train

Release year: 1901

Coaling a Steamer, Nagasaki Bay, Japan

Coaling a Steamer, Nagasaki Bay, Japan

Release year: 1901

Convention of Railroad Passengers Agents

Convention of Railroad Passengers Agents

Release year: 1901


Who was the US President on January 08, 1902?

On January 08, 1902 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 08, 1902?

On January 08, 1902 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 08, 1902?

On January 08, 1902 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about January 8th?

January 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 8th, such as:

  • 2019 - Russian military police says it has begun patrolling manbij in the syrian civil war. (tass). the u.s.-backed syrian democratic forces claim that five foreign nationals were captured fighting for the islamic state of iraq. two of the five are from the united states; two from pakistan, and one from ireland.
  • 2018 - Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company, has stopped research on parkinson's and alzheimer's diseases.
  • 2017 - January 2017, jerusalem vehicular attack: a truck crashes into a group israeli soldiers in an attack on east jerusalem. the attack resulted in the deaths of four and injuring 21 others. the terrorist was previously convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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What happened in 1902?

1902 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • A Trip To The Moon, the 1st science fiction film released
  • Australia beat England by 3 runs at Old Trafford
  • Union of Orthodox Rabbis of US and Canada forms

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What was the calendar for January 1902?

January 1902 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Wednesday January 8, 1902