What Happened on July 24, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • In Turkey, the Sultan Abdul-Hamid, under pressure from within the Ottoman Empire, appoints a commission to consider reforms that might pacify Macedonian revolutionaries
  • Victor Trumper scores a century for Australia before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Chemin-Petit, composer
  • Nora Swinburne [Leonora Mary Johnson], British actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River), born in Bath, Somerset (d. 2000)