Wednesday August 27, 1902
US date format: 8/27/1902, UK date format: 27/8/1902
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Herbert Menges .
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 27, 1902?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Herbert Menges: Composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 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