On This Day

What Happened on November 13, 1902

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad is first published in one volume (previously serialized) by William Blackwood in Edinburgh

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav von Koenigswald, German-Dutch paleontologist (found Pithecanthropus erectus), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1982)
  • Sid Stone, American comedian (Milton Berle Show), born in New York City (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Evander McNair, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 82
1902 Highlights

About November 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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