On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugene Wigner, Hungarian American physicist and mathematician (1963 Nobel Prize for Physics, worked on the Manhattan Project), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Price Hughes, Welsh Methodist Social reformer, dies at 55
1902 Highlights

About November 17, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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