Thursday 9 January 1902
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Josemaria Escriva and Rudolf Bing.
William Tell, directed by Jonathan Haswell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
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Which were the important events of 9 January 1902 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Josemaria Escriva
- Rudolf Bing: Austrian-born British opera manager (Born 1902).
- Saint Josemaria Escriva: Spanish Catholic priest and founder of Opus Dei (d. 1975).
- Rudolph Bing: Austrian Opera Impresario, General Manager of the Metropolitan Opera House from 1950-1972.
- Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer: Spanish ecclesiastic, the founder of a Catholic sect "Opus Dei" (God's Work) in Spain.
- Josemaría Escrivá: Spanish priest and saint founded Opus Dei (d. 1975).
- Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns Belgian lawyer/Interior minister: dies at age 66.