Wednesday September 17, 1902
US date format: 9/17/1902, UK date format: 17/9/1902
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Esther Ralston and Henri Longuet.
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 September 17, 1902?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- US protests anti-semitism in Romania
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Charles D'Almaine - Shepherd's Dance