On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1902

Historical Events

  • Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala erupts, killing 6,000 people and becoming one of the three largest eruptions of the 20th century

Famous Deaths

  • Władysław Zaremba, Ukrainian composer, dies at 69
1902 Highlights

About October 24, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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