On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1902

Historical Events

  • 1st Rose Bowl, Tournament Park, Pasadena, California: Michigan beats Stanford, 49-0; MVP: Neil Snow, Michigan, FB
  • Nathan Stubblefield makes 1st public demonstration of radio, Pennsylvania

Famous Birthdays

  • Buster Nupen, South African cricket all-rounder (17 Tests, 50 wickets; one eye only), born near Alesund, Norway (d. 1977)
1902 Highlights

About January 1, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn