What Happened on May 31, 1902

Historical Events

  • Australia Cricket all out 36 v England, Edgbaston, their lowest ever
  • Boer War Ends; Treaty of Unity signed, Britain annexes Transvaal
  • Labor trouble and riots lead Spanish King Alfonso XII to impose martial law
1902 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Mayerl, British pianist, music hall songwriter, theatre composer (Marigold), music publisher, and teacher (School of Syncopation), born in London (d. 1959)
  • Henk Schaer [Hendricus Schaareman], Dutch actor (Majoor Barbara; Lijmen), born in Delft, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Joe Kelly, American radio and television host (Quiz Kids, 1940-53), born in Crawfordsville, Indiana (d. 1959)
  • Ralph Wood, British composer, born in London, England (d. 1957)
Born in 1902

About May 31, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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