What Happened in 1902

Significant Events

  • Apr 20 Marie and Pierre Curie isolate the radioactive element radium chloride
More Historical Events

Did You Know?

"Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California

On April 2, 1902


World Leaders in 1902

Famous People in 1902

Would You Believe?

"A Trip To The Moon", the first sci-fi film, released

On September 2, 1902

Famous Weddings

  • Feb 11 US military leader George Marshall (22) weds Elizabeth Carter Coles in San Antonio, Texas
  • Mar 9 Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna
  • Apr 10 Physicist Robert A. Millikan (34) weds Greta Blanchard
  • Jul 1 British admiral John Jellicoe (42) weds Gwendoline Cayzer at Holy Trinity in London
  • Aug 16 Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey