On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1902

Historical Events

  • 64th Grand National: David Read aboard 20/1 chance Shannon Lass wins by 3 lengths from Matthew

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Jaffe, German actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1974)
  • Edward "Son" House, American delta blues singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Walking Blues"; "Preachin' The Blues"), born in Lyons, Mississippi (d. 1988)
  • William Downie Forrest, journalist
1902 Highlights

About March 21, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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