Thursday 27 February 1902
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Steinbeck and Lucio Costa.
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..
What the sky looked like on 27 February 1902
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1902 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- John Steinbeck: American famed writer of best-selling novels that were made into films.
- Lucio Costa: Brazilian architect and urban planner.
- Gene Sarazen: Harrison, New York -- PGA golfer (Masters 1935, US Open 1922, 32).
- Ethelda Bleibtrey: US swimmer (1920 Olympics - 3 Gold Medals), dies at 76.
- Lúcio Costa: French-Brazilian architect and engineer designed Gustavo Capanema Palace (d. 1998).
- Second Boer War: Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant is executed in Pretoria.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1902 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- The Palms - Jules Levy
- Arkansaw Traveler (new version) - Len Spencer