On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1902

Historical Events

  • Ranji (230) & Newham (153) add 344 for 7th wkt, Sussex v Essex
  • US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act, providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate; Filipinos are to be treated as citizens of their land, no the USA

Famous Birthdays

  • José Luis Sert, Spanish-American architect and urban developer, born in Barcelona (d. 1983)
  • William Wyler, American film director (Ben-Hur, Mrs Miniver), born in Mülhausen, Alsace-Lorraine, German Empire (d. 1981)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

British admiral John Jellicoe (42) weds Gwendoline Cayzer at Holy Trinity in London

British Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe
British Admiral of the Fleet
John Jellicoe

1902 Highlights

About July 1, 1902

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer