On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgette Heyer, English novelist (Friday's Child), born in Wimbledon, London (d. 1975)
  • Stefan Boleslaw Poradowski, Polish composer (Double Bass Concerto), born in Wloclawek (d. 1967)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Filmmaker Cecil B DeMille (21) weds actress Constance Adams (28) in Orange, New Jersey

Filmmaker and Director Cecil B. DeMille
Filmmaker and Director
Cecil B. DeMille

1902 Highlights

About August 16, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo