What Happened on December 13, 1902

Historical Events

Event of Interest

British and German ships bombard Venezuelan forts after President Castro refuses to comply with ultimatum demanding damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899; Castro asks US President Theodore Roosevelt to arbitrate

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Gardner, American actor (The Secret Code; Three Russian Girls), born in San Antoni, Texas (d. 1977)
  • Paul Kurzbach, German composer, born in Hohndorf, Germany (d. 1997)
  • Talcott Parsons, American sociologist, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1979)
Born in 1902
1902 Highlights

About December 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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