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
04 March Russell Reeder / Author / United States of America
04 SeptemberThomas Mitchell / Cricketer / United Kingdom
05 OctoberLarry Fine / Comedian / United States of America
05 AprilWal Handley / Motorcycle Racer / United Kingdom
05 January Stella Gibbons / Author / United Kingdom
07 JulyTed Radcliffe / Baseball Player / United States of America
10 AugustCurt Siodmak / Author / United Kingdom
12 JulyGünther Anders / Philosopher / Germany
13 OctoberArna Bontemps / Author / United States of America
13 March Mohammed Abdel Wahab / Singer / Egypt
15 MayRichard J. Daley / Politician / United States of America
16 January Eric Liddell / Runner / Scotland
21 February Arthur Nock / Academic / United Kingdom
22 AugustEdward Rowe Snow / Author / United States of America
23 NovemberVictor Jory / Actor / United States of America
24 AugustCarlo Gambino / Criminal / Italy
25 AprilWerner Heyde / Academic / Germany
29 March Don Miller / Footballer / United States of America
30 AprilTheodore Schultz / Academic / United States of America
30 March Brooke Astor / Philanthropist / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1902:

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

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