Wednesday 8 October 1902
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
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..
What the sky looked like on 8 October 1902
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Which were the important events of 8 October 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
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois