August 1902 calendar

August 1902

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1902.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1902: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1902?


  • 01 Aug 1902 Building begins on Dutch public housing
  • 04 Aug 1902 The Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens.
  • 08 Aug 1902 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)
  • 09 Aug 1902 Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • 13 Aug 1902 England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory
  • 22 Aug 1902 Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to ride in an automobile.
  • 24 Aug 1902 A statue of Joan of Arc is unveiled in Saint-Pierre-le-Moutier.
  • 30 Aug 1902 In Martinique, Mount Pelée erupts again, destroying the town of Morne-Rouge causing 1000 deaths.
  • 31 Aug 1902 Split skirt first worn by Mrs Adolph Landeburg (horse rider).

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1902?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - On a Sunday Afternoon
  2. - Daybreak at Calamity Farm
  3. - Blaze Away
  4. - On a Sunday Afternoon
  5. - The Mansion of Aching Hearts


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd