Wednesday October 08, 1902
US date format: 10/8/1902, UK date format: 8/10/1902
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Baptiste Fauret .
A Trip to the Moon, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1902?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- Jean-Baptiste Fauret: French Catholic bishop who died on 14...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- William Redmond - In the Good Old Summer Time