Sunday August 24, 1902
US date format: 8/24/1902, UK date format: 24/8/1902
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Fernand Braudel and Giulio Leoni.
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..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1902?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- A statue of Joan of Arc is unveiled in Saint-Pierre-le-Moutier.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1902?
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- Byron G. Harlan - The Mansion of Aching Hearts