Wednesday August 13, 1902
US date format: 8/13/1902, UK date format: 13/8/1902
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 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 Felix Wankel and Bartoes [Albertus J Wijstma].
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 13, 1902?
- International Lefthanders Day
- St. Wigbert
- RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
- In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
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- England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - On a Sunday Afternoon