On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1902

Historical Events

  • In Glasgow, Scotland the Ibrox disaster occurs after a section of a grandstand collapses killing 25 and injuring 517

Music History

Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante defunte (Pavane for A Dead Princess)" premieres in Paris, performed by Spanish pianist Ricardo ViƱes

1902 Highlights

About April 5, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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