On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1902

Historical Events


AgreementAgreement 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

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestArna Bontemps

Arna Bontemps, American poet (100 years of negro freedom), born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 1973)

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

About October 13, 1902

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra