On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Beuving, Dutch lyricist (Ketelbinkie), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands d. 1977)
  • Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican politician, 2nd Director-General of the UNESCO (1948-52), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (b. 1822)
1902 Highlights

About April 17, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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