What Happened on August 22, 1902

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Theodore Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex), born in Broadstairs, Kent (d. 1993)

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl (1902-2003)

German film director (Triumph of the Will) and actress (Tiefland), born in Berlin, Germany

  • Thomas Pelly, American politician, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1973)
1902 Highlights

About August 22, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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