On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday

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)

Famous Deaths

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