On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick v England at the MCG
  • The French Panama Canal Company offers to sell its right to build a canal to the US for 40 million; this will tip the balance away from those favoring a canal through Nicaraugua

Famous Birthdays

  • John McCone, CIA Director (d. 1991)