What Happened on June 28, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Congress authorizes Louisiana Purchase Expo $1 gold coin
  • Germany, Italy, and the Austro-Hungarian Empire renew their Triple Alliance for six more years
  • US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierre Brunet, France, figure skater pair (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
  • Richard Rodgers, Hammels Station NY, composer (Rodgers & Hammerstein)