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Historical Events In 1902

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Apr 29   M Wolf discovers asteroid #484 Pittsburghia in the year 1902.  

Apr 29   Theodore Chanler, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Andre-Francois Marescotti, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Debussy's opera "PellĂ©as et MĂ©lissande," premieres in Paris in the year 1902.  

May 01   John Glover, English chemist (production sulfuric acid), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

May 02   In the year 1902 brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)  

May 02   The first science fiction film, "A Trip To The Moon", is released on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history 28th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on Alan-a-Dale wins in 2:08.75  

May 03   David R Capriles, Curacaos director of psychiatric, dies at 64 in the year 1902.  

May 03   On this day in history hugo Friedhofer, composer  

May 04   In the year 1902 cola [Nicolas] Debrot, Bonaire governor (Neth Antilles)/author  

May 05   Bret Harte, writer, dies at 65 in the year 1902.  

May 06   British SS Camorta sinks off Rangoon; 739 die on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1902 walter Dawson, British Air Chief marshall  

May 06   On this day in history zulu assault at Holkrantz South-Africa  

May 07   Sal Gliatto, baseball player on this day in history.  

May 07   Soufriere volcano on St Vincent kills 2-5,000 on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1902 andre Michel Lwoff, physiologist  

May 08   On this day in history mount Pelée erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  

May 08   In the year 1902 mt Pelee erupts, wipes out St Pierre, Martinique, kills 30,000  

May 08   The volcano Mount Pelee, in the Caribbean, erupts, killing 30,000 people in the year 1902.  

May 10   On this day in history david O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind)  

May 10   The birth of David O Selznick, American film producer in the year 1902.  

May 11   In the year 1902 kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Unen Kaivo)  

May 12   On this day in history heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor  

May 12   On this day in history united Mine Workers leader John Mitchell leads his 147,000 anthracite coal workers out of the pits to begin a 5-month strike that cripples the United States  

May 15   In the year 1902 lyman Gilmore is 1st person to fly a powered craft  

May 15   Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola on this day in history.  

May 15   Portugal declares itself bankrupt on this day in history.  

May 15   Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic) on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1902 2 deaf-mutes face each other for 1st time as Dummy Hoy leads off for the Reds against Dummy Taylor of the Giants, Reds win 5-3  

May 16   Jan Kiepura, Sosnowiec Poland, vocalist/actor (Her Wonderful Lie) in the year 1902.  

May 17   Greek archaeologist Valerios Stais discovers the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient mechanical analog computer in the year 1902.  

May 17   In the year 1902 john Vincent, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1902

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1902 birth of buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of dimiter Nenov, composer  

Jan 02   In the year 1902 birth of dan Keating, Irish republican (d. 2007)  

Jan 02   Barry Goldwater, American politician (d. 1998) was born in the year 1902.  

Jan 03   Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician was born in the year 1902.  

Jan 04   John McCone, CIA Director (d. 1991) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English author (Cold Comfort Farm) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Pierre Palla, Dutch pianist/organist was born in the year 1902.  

Famous Deaths In 1902

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 09   Gustaaf Rolin-Jaequemyns, Belgian lawyer/Interior minister, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Johnny Briggs, cricketer (118 wkts for England), dies in an asylum in the year 1902.  

Jan 14   Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1902 death of gideon Scheepers, South Africa Boer leader, executed  

Jan 18   Filippo Marchetti, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1902.  

Feb 01   Salomon Jaoassohn, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1902.  

Feb 02   On this day in history emanuil Mandlov, composer, dies at 42  

Feb 03   In the year 1902 isaac Fransen van der Putten, Dutch PM (1866), dies  

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