On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1902

Historical Events

  • John McGraw becomes manager of MLB New York Giants; 30 year tenure begins (1902-32)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Luria, Russian neuropsychologist (Higher Cortical Functions in Man), born in Kazan, Russian Empire (d. 1977)
  • Mary Philbin, American silent film actress (Phantom of the Opera), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1993)
1902 Highlights

About July 16, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer