What Happened on August 22, 1902

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Theodore Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Leni Riefenstahl [Helene Bertha Amalie], German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)

Film director Leni Riefenstahl
Film director
Leni Riefenstahl
  • Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)
  • Thomas Pelly, American politician (d. 1973)