Saturday August 30, 1902

US date format: 8/30/1902, UK date format: 30/8/1902

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 1902). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arnold Maria Walter . 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..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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A Trip to the Moon

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

König Georg von Sachsen in Chemnitz am 10.9.1902

Caught in the Undertow

Jeffries-Fitzsimmons Reproduction Prize Fight Films

A Heavy Surf at Atlantic City


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1902?


  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day


  • In Martinique, Mount Pelée erupts again, destroying the town of Morne-Rouge causing 1000 deaths.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 1902?

    Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. Jennie Lee - Harry Macdonough
  2. First Rehearsal for the Huskin' Bee - Frank Stanley & Byron G. Harlan
  3. Josephine, My Jo - Harry Macdonough

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