Thursday January 23, 1902
US date format: 1/23/1902, UK date format: 23/1/1902
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Benny Waters and Katherine Tuttle.
Uncle Josh at the Moving Picture Show, directed by Edwin S. Porter, 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 January 23, 1902?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Winnipeg Victorias sweep Toronto Wellingtons in two for the Stanley Cup.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1902?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- Metropolitan Orchestra - Creole Belles