What Happened on July 12, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Balfour succeeds Lord Salisbury, who retired as British Prime Minister on 11 July

British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour
British Prime Minister
Arthur Balfour
British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
  • Australian parliament agrees to female suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Gunther Anders, writer

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), dies at 74