On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Wald, Hungarian mathematician (field of statistical sequential analysis), born in Cluj-Napoca, Austria-Hungary (d. 1950)
  • Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet (Claro Enigma), born in Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Eduard Franz, American actor (Zorro), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1983)
  • Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40) (d. 1954)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Baptist Colyns, Belgian violinist and composer, dies at 67
1902 Highlights

About October 31, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio