On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1902

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" is published by Frederick Warne & Co. in London

Children's Author Beatrix Potter
Children's Author
Beatrix Potter

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold Figl, Austrian politician (13th Chancellor of Austria), born in Rust, Michelhausen, Austria-Hungary (d. 1965)
1902 Highlights

About October 2, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra