On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Dusolina Giannini, Italian-American dramatic soprano (New York Metropolitan Opera, 1935-42), and teacher, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • Leonard Hirsch, Irish violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symphony Orchestra), born in Dublin (d. 1995) [1]

Ralph Richardson

Ralph Richardson, English actor (Anna Karenina, Doctor Zhivago), born in Cheltenham, England (d. 1983)

1902 Highlights

About December 19, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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