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Wednesday 17 September 1902

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). 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
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

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The Wild Man of Borneo

Who Said Watermelon?

Down the Mountain Side

East Lynne

Directed by: Dicky Winslow

Starring: A.W. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Fitzgerald

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 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)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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  • US protests anti-semitism in Romania

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