On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1902

Historical Events

  • In Australia, the whole nation observes a 'day of humiliation' and prays for rain, as a terrible drought kills livestock and threatens crops; rain begins to appear on 10 September

Famous Birthdays

  • Roy Barcroft [Howard Ravenscroft], American actor (Oklahoma!, Freckles), born in Crab Orchard, Nebraska (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Wullner, composer, dies at 70
1902 Highlights

About September 7, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo