On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1902

Historical Events

Royal Coronation

Edward VII of Great Britain crowned King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, succeeding his mother Queen Victoria

Famous Birthdays

  • Zino Francescatti, French violinist (New York Philharmonic, 1939), born in Marseille, France (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Moritz Szeps, Austrian journalist and newspaper publisher, dies at 66
1902 Highlights

About August 9, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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