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 [Helene Bertha Amalie] and Roy Armstrong.
while The Right of Way by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1902 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie]: Germany -- Actress (Tiefland).
- Roy Armstrong: English historian (History of Sussex).
- 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.
- Jacques Debu-Bridel: France Writer.
- Louis Vaudable: St R?my de Chargnat EXecutives.
- Thomas Pelly: American lawyer and politician (d. 1973)
- Edward Snow: American historian and author (d. 1982)
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1902 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- On a Sunday Afternoon - Harry Macdonough
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