On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1902

Historical Events

  • Britain and Germany issue an ultimatum to Venezuela demanding that President Cipriano Castro pay claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Janardan Navle, Indian cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper), born in Fulgaon, Maharashtra, India (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestThomas Nast

Thomas Nast, German-American caricaturist and political cartoonist of late 1800s America, dies of yellow fever at 62

Political Cartoonist Thomas Nast
Political Cartoonist
Thomas Nast

1902 Highlights

About December 7, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius