Monday November 17, 1902
US date format: 11/17/1902, UK date format: 17/11/1902
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Eugene Paul Wigner and Arturo Loria.
A Trip to the Moon, directed by Georges Méliès, 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 November 17, 1902?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Byron G. Harlan & Joe Belmont - The Birds