What Happened on December 12, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

German historian Theodor Mommsen is awarded the Nobel prize for Literature for "his historical writing with special reference to his monumental work, "A History of Rome"

Historian Theodor Mommsen
Historian
Theodor Mommsen


Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Koch, American playwright and screenwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
  • Koloman Sokol, Slovak painter, born in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia (d. 2003)