On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1902

Historical Events

  • 1st indoor pro football game, Syracuse beats Philadelphia 6-0 (Madison Square Garden, NYC)
  • Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Mortimer J Adler, American author (Encyclopedia Brittanica), born in NYC, New York
  • Shen Congwen, Chinese writer (Long River), born in Zhen'gan, Hunan Province (d. 1988)
1902 Highlights

About December 28, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn