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)
  • Wilbur Shaw, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1937, 39, 40; Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1991), born in Shelbyville, Indiana (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? 119 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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