Thursday May 15, 1902
US date format: 5/15/1902, UK date format: 15/5/1902
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Richard J Daley and Pippo Barzizza.
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 May 15, 1902?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
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- Lyman Gilmore is first person to fly a powered craft.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 1902?
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Top #2 songs in the USA
- J.W. Myers - Pretty Molly Shannon
- J.W. Myers - Way Down in Old Indiana