On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1902

Historical Events

  • Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan's 'special interest' in Korea

Famous Birthdays

  • Elise Cavanna, American actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • Nikolaus Pevsner, German-British art historian (The Buildings of England), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1983)
1902 Highlights

About January 30, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius