Wednesday April 23, 1902
US date format: 4/23/1902, UK date format: 23/4/1902
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Louis Salou and Halldor Laxness.
Bluebeard, 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 April 23, 1902?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Home, Sweet Home