Sunday August 10, 1902
US date format: 8/10/1902, UK date format: 10/8/1902
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Norma Shearer and Curt Siodmak.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, 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 August 10, 1902?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1902?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- Len Spencer - Daybreak at Calamity Farm
- Fred Van Eps - Blaze Away