On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1902

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

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

King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII

Famous Birthdays

  • Zino Francescatti, French violinist (NY Phil-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? 118 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo