Sunday December 21, 1902
US date format: 12/21/1902, UK date format: 21/12/1902
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 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 Marcel Bidot and Max Lerner.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, directed by , 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 December 21, 1902?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.