Saturday August 30, 1902
US date format: 8/30/1902, UK date format: 30/8/1902
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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 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..
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.
- Arnold Maria Walter: Composer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 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