On This Day

What Happened on March 9, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Durell Stone, American architect (US Embassy, New Delhi), born in Fayetteville, Arkansas (d. 1978)
  • Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (Casa Luis Barragán, 1980 Pritzker Prize), born in Guadalajara, Mexico (d. 1988)
  • Will Geer [William Aughe Ghere], American actor (Salt of the Earth, The Waltons), born in Frankfort, Indiana (d. 1978)

Famous Weddings

  • Austrian composer Gustav Mahler (41) marries Alma Schindler (22) in Vienna, Austria
1902 Highlights

About March 9, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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