Friday 22 August 1902
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Leni Riefenstahl and Roy Armstrong.
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..
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What the sky looked like on 22 August 1902
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1902 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Leni Riefenstahl: Leni Riefenstahl was a German film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, photographer, actress and dancer widely known for directing the Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
- Roy Armstrong: English historian (History of Sussex).
- Jacques Debu-Bridel: France Writer.
- Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie]: Germany -- Actress (Tiefland).
- Thomas Pelly: American lawyer and politician (d. 1973).
- Edward Snow: American historian and author (d. 1982).
- Louis Vaudable: St R?my de Chargnat EXecutives.
- President Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car
- Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to ride in an automobile.
- Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
- Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first American President to ride in an automobile when he rides in a Columbia Electric Victoria through Hartford, Connecticut.