1902 in History – What happened in year 1902

In history, year 1902 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1902.

Know what happened in 1902:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 AugustEdward VII and Alexandra of Denmark were crowned King and Queenof the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
06 MarchReal Madrid, the world's richest football (soccer) club, wasfounded as Madrid Football Club.
20 NovemberWhile discussing how to promote the newspaper L'Auto, sportsjournalist Géo Lefèvre came up with the idea of holding a cycling racethat later became known as the Tour de France.
01 SeptemberThe first science fiction film, titled A Trip to the Moon andbased on From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne, was released inFrance.
09 AugustEdward VII and Alexandra of Denmark were crowned King and Queenof the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
17 MayThe Antikythera mechanism, the oldest known surviving gearedmechanism, was discovered among artifacts retrieved from a shipwreck offthe Greek island of Antikythera.
17 MayThe Antikythera mechanism, the oldest known surviving geared mechanism, was discovered among artifacts retrieved from a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1902:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberNordahl Grieg / Journalist / Norway
04 March Russell Reeder / Author / United States of America
04 AprilLouise Lévêque de Vilmorin / Journalist / France
05 OctoberRay Kroc / Business Man / United States of America
07 DecemberHilda Taba / Author / Estonia
10 JulyKurt Alder / Academic / Germany
12 AprilLouis Beel / Politician / Netherlands
13 OctoberKarl Leichter / Academic / Estonia
16 JulyMary Philbin / Actress / United States of America
16 JulyAlexander Luria / Physician / Russia
17 JuneSammy Fain / Composer / United States of America
17 OctoberIrene Ryan / Actress / United States of America
18 AprilWaldemar Hammenhög / Author / Sweden
19 AugustOgden Nash / Poet / United States of America
21 AugustAngel Karaliychev / Author / Bulgaria
22 March Johannes Brinkman / Actor / Netherlands
23 SeptemberSu Buqing / Academic / China
24 MaySylvia Daoust / Sculptor / Canada
27 March Charles Lang / Cinematographer / United States of America
31 OctoberCarlos Drummond de Andrade / Poet / Brazil

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1902:

YearName / Profession / Country
15 JulyKoka Subba Rao / Lawyer / India
14 JulyChandrabhanu Gupta / Politician / India
19 JulySamudrala Raghavacharya / Writer / India
11 OctoberJai Prakash Narayan / Freedom Fighter / India
23 DecemberCharan Singh / Politician / India
04 MayK. Chengalaraya Reddy / Politician / India
10 OctoberK. Shivaram Karanth / Author / India
11 OctoberJayaprakash Narayan / Politician / India
10 DecemberS. Nijalingappa / Politician / India
10 DecemberSiddavanahalli Nijalingappa / Politician / India
23 DecemberCharan Singh / Politician / India

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