Tuesday 17 June 1902
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sammy Fain and Alec Hurwood.
Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria, directed by Georges Méliès, George Albert Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1902 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Sammy Fain: American popular music composer (Born 1902).
- Alec Hurwood: Australian cricketer (Born 1902).
- Norwich City Football Club is formed.