What Happened on April 2, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California
  • Dmitry Sipyagin, Minister of Interior of the Russian Empire, is assassinated by a terrorist in the Marie Palace, St Petersburg.
  • Soccer team MVV '02 forms in Maastricht

Famous Birthdays

  • Danilo Svara, composer
  • Jan Tschichold, German typographer (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Morris, suffragist and first female American judge (b. 1814)