Sunday December 28, 1902
US date format: 12/28/1902, UK date format: 28/12/1902
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Mortimer J Adler New York City and Mortimer Adler.
Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, directed by , 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 December 28, 1902?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US.