Thursday May 15, 1902: on this day

About May 15th, 1902, in brief:

  • Historical events: Lyman Gilmore is first person to fly a powered craft.
  • Day of the week: May 15th, 1902 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus (in western zodiac), Tiger (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Madhuri Dixit, L. Frank Baum
  • Moon Phase: First Quarter
  • #1 US song: Pretty Molly Shannon by J.W. Myers
  • Popular movie: Street Scene directed by King Vidor

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What day of the week was May 15, 1902?

May 15, 1902 was a Thursday and it was the 135th day of the year 1902 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 15, 1902 can also be written as 5/15/1902 in the US and as 15/5/1902 in UK and Europe.


May 15, 1902: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 15, 1902:

  • Lyman gilmore is first person to fly a powered craft.
  • Portugal bankrupt by revolt in angola.

May 15, 1902: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 15, 1902: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 15th is Taurus.

Taurus is the 2nd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between April 20th and May 20th belong to the Taurus sign: discover Taurus personality and who should a Taurus marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 15, 1902: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 15, 1902 is Tiger and the associated element is Water.

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May 15, 1902: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 15, 1902 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 15, 1902 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 15, 1902 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 67% full, rising at 12:43 pm and setting at 01:29 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 22, 1902 while the next full moon would come on May 22, 1902.

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Who was born on May 15, 1902?

Famous people born on May 15, 1902:

  • Epimenio Camargo

    Epimenio Camargo was a celebrated Brazilian sculptor who created monumental public works.

  • Arlina Greer

    Arlina Greer was a celebrated American dancer who performed on Broadway and in Hollywood films.

  • Richard Daley

    American politician and democratic mayor of chicago since 1955.

  • Rawlin Broughton

    Rawlin Broughton was a British physicist who specialized in the study of nuclear physics and particle accelerators.

  • Glyndon Granger

    Glyndon Granger was a celebrated American sculptor who specialized in public monuments and statues.

  • Savva Dangulov

    Bulgarian writer and playwright known for his contributions to Bulgarian literature.

  • Clemma Graves

    American politician who was the first woman to serve in the Arkansas Senate.

  • Pippo Barzizza

    Italian musician and conductor of orchestras.

  • Cannie Lowe

    Cannie Lowe is a renowned British sculptor known for her abstract and modernist works.

  • Rosell Garner

    Rosell Garner is a renowned American sculptor known for her abstract and modernist works.

  • Blease Edmonds

    Blease Edmonds was a British novelist who wrote several acclaimed works of historical fiction.

  • Gwendola Foulke

    Gwendola Foulke was an American astronomer who specialized in the study of variable stars and binary systems.

  • Avice Landone

    Avice Landone was a British actress who appeared in several films and television shows during the mid-20th century.

  • Hjalmar Svensson

    Hjalmar Svensson was a Swedish athlete who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics, winning a silver medal in the high jump.

  • Ellamay Bowen

    Ellamay Bowen was a renowned American sculptor who specialized in creating public monuments and memorials.

  • Waldron Kinney

    Waldron Kinney was a prolific American novelist who wrote extensively about the American Midwest.

  • Blease Cahill

    Blease Cahill was an American physicist who made contributions to the field of nuclear physics.

  • Captola Harding

    Captola Harding was a British chemist who made significant contributions to the field of organic chemistry.

  • Gitel Baumgarten

    Gitel Baumgarten was a Yiddish poet who wrote about the experiences of Jewish women in Eastern Europe during the early 20th century.

Whose famous birthday is on May 15th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 15th:

  • Madhuri Dixit
    Madhuri Dixit

    Madhuri dixit is an indian actress known for her iconic performances in bollywood films such as dil to pagal hai, devdas, and hum aapke hain...

  • L. Frank Baum
    L. Frank Baum


  • Andy Murray
    Andy Murray

    Scottish professional tennis player, ranked no.

  • James Mason
    James Mason

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Ayub Khan
    Ayub Khan

    Ayub khan was a pakistani statesman who served as the second president of pakistan, known for his military dictatorship and economic...

  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler
    Jamie-Lynn Sigler

    Jamie-lynn sigler is an american actress and singer best known for her role as meadow soprano on the television series the sopranos.

  • Madeleine Albright
    Madeleine Albright

    Czech-american political scientist, government employee, and the first woman to be named secretary of state in december 1996.

  • Ursula Thiess
    Ursula Thiess

    German actress who has been seen onscreen since 1953, in leading roles in mainly german films.

  • Chazz Palminteri
    Chazz Palminteri

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

  • Joseph Cotten
    Joseph Cotten

    American actor on the radio, film and stage.

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How old is someone born on May 15, 1902?

Someone born on May 15, 1902 is:

122 years 2 months old,

or 1466 months and 4 days old,

or 6375 weeks and 1 day old,

or 44626 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 15, 1902?

There are 300 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday May 15th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 15, 1902?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on May 15, 1902.

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May 15, 1902: What famous people died on that day?

What famous deaths happened on May 15th?

Famous deaths on May 15th:

  • Bekim Fehmiu
    Bekim Fehmiu

    Bekim Fehmiu was a renowned Yugoslav actor and entrepreneur who founded several successful businesses.

  • June Carter Cash
    June Carter Cash

    American singer and musician (born 1929).

  • Fred Willard
    Fred Willard

    Fred willard is an american comedian known for his roles in comedic films and tv shows, including 'anchorman' and 'best in show'.

  • Gilbert Roland
    Gilbert Roland

    Mexican-american actor armand in camille, who was born 1905, dies.

  • Tyrone Guthrie
    Tyrone Guthrie

    British producer, director, and writer (born 1900).

  • Andrew Duggan
    Andrew Duggan

    Actor (jigsaw firehouse), is diagnosed with cancer at the age of 64.

  • Wynne Gibson
    Wynne Gibson

    Actor (night after night, aggie appleby).

  • Chaselyn Dickinson

    Chaselyn Dickinson was a highly influential American poet of the 19th century, known for her unique and innovative poetic style that...

  • Emily Dickinson

    American poet, widely regarded as the greatest female poet of english.

  • Adalei Dickinson

    Adalei Dickinson was a pioneering American poet known for her innovative and introspective style.

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May 15, 1902: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 15, 1902 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 12th and May 18th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 15, 1902: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 15, 1902 was Pretty Molly Shannon by J.W. Myers, according to the music chart for the week May 12th and May 18th.

  1. - Pretty Molly Shannon
  2. - Way Down in Old Indiana

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Who was the US President on May 15, 1902?

On May 15, 1902 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1902?

On May 15, 1902 the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1902?

On May 15, 1902 the Pope was Leo XIII.


What is special about May 15th?

May 15th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 15th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 15th, such as:

  • 2019 - In an ambush close to the malian border, at least 17 niger armed forces soldiers were killed by militants. six more soldiers have been evacuated to hospital, while 11 others are still missing. none of the groups has claimed responsibility.
  • 2018 - 2018 gaza border protests. the israeli army reported that around 4,000 palestinians are protesting at five locations near the gaza border. they were throwing molotov cocktails at soldiers and setting fire to cars. two protesters are killed by the israeli army. more than 100 others are injured or injures by live fire and teargas.
  • 2017 - Western digital files an arbitration appeal to stop toshiba memory, its chip-making partner, from selling toshiba memory.

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What happened in 1902?

1902 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • A Trip To The Moon, the 1st science fiction film released
  • Australia beat England by 3 runs at Old Trafford
  • Union of Orthodox Rabbis of US and Canada forms

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What was the calendar for May 1902?

May 1902 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1902 calendar looked like.

Thursday May 15, 1902