Saturday May 17, 1902
US date format: 5/17/1902, UK date format: 17/5/1902
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 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 John Vincent .
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 17, 1902?
- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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- Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais discovers the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient mechanical analog computer.
- John Vincent: composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 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