On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1902

Historical Events

  • Due to a bad pitch Australian batsman Reggie Duff is held back to No. 10 on Test debut v England at MCG; scores 104

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician
  • Preston Jackson [James Preston McDonald], American jazz trombonist (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1983)
1902 Highlights

About January 3, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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