What Happened on April 14, 1902

Historical Events

The Golden Rule Store

James Cash Penney opens his first store, The Golden Rule Store, in Kemmerer, Wyoming

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Loeffler, American College and Basketball Hall of Fame coach (National Invitation Tournament 1952; NCAA Basketball Tournament 1954, La Salle Explorers), born in Rumson, New Jersey (d. 1975)
  • Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-American rabbi (head of Lubavitcher Jews), born in Nikolaev, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1994)
  • Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1974)
Born in 1902
1902 Highlights

About April 14, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries