On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Short, American actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1968)
  • James "Rosy" McHargue, American jazz clarinetist, and vocalist (Ted Weems Orchestra; The Wolverines), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 1999)
  • Veniamin Kaverin, Russian writer (d. 1989)

Famous Deaths

  • Gleb Uspensky, Russian author (Power of the Soil), dies at 58
1902 Highlights

About April 6, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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