What Happened on July 17, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Lord Tennyson, son of the poet, is named to succeed Lord Hopetown, first governor general of Australia
  • Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)