What Happened on October 13, 1902

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

US President Theodore Roosevelt threatens to start using army troops to work coal mines struck since 12 may; this brings the owners to agree to abide by a Commission of Arbitration

Famous Birthdays

Arna Bontemps (1902-1973)

American poet and novelist who was part of the Harlem Renaissance, born in Alexandria, Louisiana

  • Franco Giorgetti, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1920), born in Bovisio-Masciago, Italy (d. 1983)
Born in 1902
1902 Highlights

About October 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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