On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1902

Historical Events

  • Lord Tennyson, son of the poet, is named to succeed Lord Hopetown, first governor general of Australia
  • Orioles forfeit to St Louis having only 5 players available to play they then forfeit their franchise back to the AL

Famous Birthdays

  • Arnold Pihlak, Estonian soccer forward (44 caps; FK Austria Wien), born in Tallinn, Estonia (d. 1985)
  • Christina Stead, Australia, novelist (Man Who Loved Children)
1902 Highlights

About July 17, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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