What Happened on May 10, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Portugal goes bankrupt, but its parliament passes a bill converting its external debt. Contributing to Portugal's troubles is a recent revolt in its colony of Angola, put down on 6 September

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born film director (d. 1974)
  • David O Selznick, producer (Gone With the Wind), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)