Tuesday August 26, 1902
US date format: 8/26/1902, UK date format: 26/8/1902
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.
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 26, 1902?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1902?
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - Josephine, My Jo
- Frank Stanley & Byron G. Harlan - First Rehearsal for the Huskin' Bee
- Harry Macdonough - Jennie Lee