What Happened on July 4, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Civil government is established in the Philippines by a proclamation from US President Theodore Roosevelt, who offers a general amnesty to insurgents

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

George Murphy, (Sen-R-California)/actor/dancer (MGM Parade), born in New Haven, Connecticut

Actor and Senator George Murphy
Actor and Senator
George Murphy

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Meyer Lansky, Russian-American mobster known as the "Mob's Accountant", born in Grodno, Belarus (d. 1983)

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Mobster
Meyer Lansky
  • Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Swami Vivekananda, Indian Hindu spiritual leader and a key figure in the introduction of Yoga to the Western world, dies while meditating at 39