On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1902

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Entertainer" is one of several piano rag compositions copyrighted for Scott Joplin by the US Copyright Office

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Nels Stewart, Canadian hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1957)
1902 Highlights

About December 29, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn