Friday January 09, 1903
US date format: 1/9/1903, UK date format: 9/1/1903
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It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 9, 1903). 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 Hem Vejakorn and Jean-Marie Querville.
Electrocuting an Elephant, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 09, 1903?
- 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.
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- 2 NYers buy Baltimore baseball franchise for $18,000 and moved it to New York
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 09, 1903?
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- Harry Macdonough & John Bieling - Tessie