On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1902

Historical Events

  • "Bailundo Revolt" begins after Ovimbundu kingdom & allies revolt against Portuguese Empire in Benguela Highlands, central Portuguese Angola
  • Lyman Gilmore is 1st person to fly a powered craft

Famous Birthdays

  • Anny Ondra, Czech actress (Blackmail, Manxman), born in Tarnów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1987)
  • Richard J Daley, American politician (38th Mayor-Chicago-D:1955-76), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976)
1902 Highlights

About May 15, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus