What Happened on February 1, 1902

Historical Events

  • China's empress Tzu-hsi forbids binding woman's feet
  • Hermann Sudermanns "Es lebe das Leben" premieres in Berlin
  • US Secretary of State Hay protests granting Russia exclusive privileges in China, on ground that it runs contrary to the 'open door' policy granting all nations equal rights there
1902 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Borbolla, Cuban pianist, organist, and composer, born in Manzanillo, Cuba (d. 1990)

Langston Hughes (1902-1967)

American poet (Weary Blues), playwright (Mulatto), and librettist (Troubled Island), born in Joplin, Missouri

  • Therese Brandl, Nazi concentration camp guard (d. 1947, by execution)
Born in 1902

Famous Deaths

  • Salomon Jadassohn, German pianist & composer, dies at 70

About February 1, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius