On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1902

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Aga Khan III is appointed Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire

48th Shia Imam Aga Khan III
48th Shia Imam
Aga Khan III

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Order of Merit instituted by King Edward VII

King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonia Brico, Dutch-American conductor and pianist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • Bill Lear, American engineer, manufacturer and CEO (Lear Jet Corp), born in Hannibal, Missouri (d. 1978)
  • Hugues CuĂ©nod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, born in Corseaux-sur-Vevey, Switzerland (d. 2010)
1902 Highlights

About June 26, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer