What Happened on January 8, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st National Bowling Championship held (Chicago, Ill)
  • The United Irish League, a leading force for unification in all Ireland and independence from Britain, holds its convention in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Gray, Wrightsville Pa, actor (This is Music)
  • Carl R[ansom] Rogers, US, psychologist (Client-Centered Therapy)
  • Georgy M Malenkov, Stalin's successor as head of CPSU, PM (1953-55)
  • Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreography (Silent Song)