On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1902

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Marie and Pierre Curie isolate the radioactive compound radium chloride

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Wolfit, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed), born in New Balderton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1968)
  • Veselin Stoyanov, Bulgarian composer, born in Shumen, Bulgaria (d. 1969)
1902 Highlights

About April 20, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus