April 15, 1902 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Church in US"
  • Rioting and arson continue in Russia with peasants plundering estates to find food.
  • Russian minister of interior and head of secret police, Sipyengin, is assassinated by the 'Terror Brigade' of the Socialist Revolutionaries

Birthdays in History

  • Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (d. 2002)