Sunday August 31, 1902
US date format: 8/31/1902, UK date format: 31/8/1902
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Géza Révész .
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 31, 1902?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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- Split skirt first worn by Mrs Adolph Landeburg (horse rider).
- Géza Révész: Hungarian general and politician...
- Mathilde Wesendonk: German Author / poetess, dies at 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 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