On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1902

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Composer Claude Debussy
Claude Debussy

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)
1902 Highlights

About April 30, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus