October 1902 calendar

October 1902

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1902: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1902?


  • 11 Oct 1902 8th US Golf Open: Laurie Auchterlonie shoots a 307 at Garden City, New York
  • 13 Oct 1902 Arna W Bontemps noted Poet and librarian of Fisk University
  • 16 Oct 1902 The first Borstal (youth offenders' institution) opens in Borstal, Kent, U.K.
  • 21 Oct 1902 In the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends.
  • 25 Oct 1902 Santa Maria Guatemala hit by Earthquake; about 6,000 die
  • 24 Oct 1902 Guatemala's Santa María Volcano begins to erupt, becoming the third-largest eruption of the 20th century.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1902?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
  2. - In the Good Old Summer Time
  3. - In the Good Old Summer Time


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?