What Happened on April 30, 1902

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Claude Debussy's only completed opera "Pelléas et Mélisande" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • André-François Marescotti, Swiss organist and composer, born in Carouge, Switzerland (d. 1995)
  • Rudolf Wittelsbach, Swiss pianist and composer, born in Constantinople, Turkey (d. 1972)
  • Theodore Schultz, American agricultural economist (1979 Nobel Prize for Economics for development economics), born in Arlington, South Dakota (d. 1998) [1]
1902 Highlights

About April 30, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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