What Happened on March 8, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 2nd Symphony, his most popular, by the Helsinki Philharmonic Society

Famous Birthdays

  • Jennings Randolph, American politician, Senator from West Virginia (1958-85), born in Salem, West Virginia (d. 1998)
  • Louise Beavers, American actress (Beulah-Beulah), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1962)