On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1902

Historical Events

  • English cricket team beats Australia by one wicket in a famous victory at The Oval, in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury, British business executive, born in London (d. 1998)
  • Bartoes [Albertus J. Wijstma], Dutch singer and cabaret performer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1976)
  • Felix Wankel, German inventor (Wankel rotary-piston engine), born in Lahr, Germany (d. 1988)
1902 Highlights

About August 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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