On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanche Calloway, American jazz vocalist, band leader (Twelve Clouds of Joy), civil rights activist, and broadcaster, born in Rochester, New York (d. 1978)
  • Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), born in Allene, Arkansas (d. 1980)
  • Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's leader (d. 1999)
  • Léon M'ba, Gabonese politician and 1st president of Gabon (1961-67), born in Libreville, Gabon (d. 1967)
1902 Highlights

About February 9, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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