On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1902

Historical Events

  • 1st night football game, Philadelphia Athletics beats Kanaweola AC, 39-0
  • Baseball's Philadelphia Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League
  • The Canadian government appoints a commission to consider revising, classifying, and consolidating the many public statutes passed over the years

Famous Birthdays

  • Foster Hewitt, Canadian radio broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1985)
  • Mikhail Suslov, Soviet statesman and party ideologist, born in Shakhovskoye, Russian Empire (d. 1982)
1902 Highlights

About November 21, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio