On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1902

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist, born in Aveiro District, Portugal (d. 2002)
1902 Highlights

About April 15, 1902

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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