What Happened on July 12, 1902

Historical Events

Historic Event

Arthur Balfour succeeds Lord Salisbury, who retired as British Prime Minister on 11 July

Famous Birthdays

  • G√ľnther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, born in Breslau, German Empire (d. 1992)

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway), dies at 74
1902 Highlights

About July 12, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer