Monday 17 March 1902, St. Patrick's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bobby Jones (golfer) and Bobby Jones Jr.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Bobby Jones (golfer)
- Bobby Jones Jr: Atlanta, Georgia -- PGA golfer (Grand Slam 1930).
- Bobby Jones: American golfer and lawyer (d. 1971).
- George William Warren composer: dies at age 73.
- Stanley Cup: MontrTal AAA beat Winnipeg Victorias, two games to 1.
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