On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Strom Thurmond, U.S. Senator (Sen-D/R-SC), born in Edgefield, South Carolina (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer, dies at 78
1902 Highlights

About December 5, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius