On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1902

Famous Deaths

  • John Peter Altgeld, German-American politician (Governor of Illinois, 1893-97), known for pardoning of Haymarket anarchists, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage, while delivering a speech, at 54
1902 Highlights

About March 12, 1902

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces