What Happened In April 1902 In History
Historical Events for April, 1902
- 2nd » Dmitry Sipyagin, MVD (Russia) named Minister of Interior of the Russian Empire, is assassinated in the Marie Palace, St Petersburg.
- 2nd » "Electric Theatre", the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California.
- 13th » James C. Penney opens his first store in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
- 18th » Quetzaltenango, the second largest city of Guatemala, is 1902 Guatemala earthquake e.g destroyed by an earthquake.
- 20th » Pierre Curie or Pierre and Maria Sklodowska-Curie known as Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
Famous Birthdays on April in 1902
- 1st » Maria Polydouri, Greek poet (d. 1930)
- 2nd » Jan Tschichold, German typographer (d. 1974)
- 4th » Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin, French journalist and author (d. 1969)
- 4th » Stanley G. Weinbaum, American author (d. 1935)
- 6th » Julien Torma, French author, poet, and playwright (d. 1933)
- 7th » Eduard Ellman-Eelma, Estonian footballer (d. 1941)
- 8th » Andrew Irvine (mountaineer) called Andrew Irvine, English mountaineer (d. 1924)
- 8th » Maria Maksakova, Sr., Russian soprano (d. 1974)
- 9th » Théodore Monod, French explorer and scholar (d. 2000)
- 12th » Louis Beel, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (d. 1977)
- 13th » Philippe de Rothschild, French race car driver (d. 1988)
- 13th » Marguerite Henry, American author (d. 1997)
- 14th » Sylvio Mantha, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (d. 1974)
- 15th » Fernando Pessa, Portuguese journalist (d. 2002)
- 17th » Jaime Torres Bodet, Mexican politician (d. 1974)
- 18th » Giuseppe Pella, Italian politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1981)
- 18th » Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Russian-French rabbi (d. 1994)
- 19th » Veniamin Kaverin, Russian author (d. 1989)
- 23rd » Halldór Laxness, Icelandic author and poet, Nobel Prize in Literature or Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
- 25th » Werner Heyde, German psychiatrist and academic (d. 1964)
- 25th » Mary Miles Minter, American actress (d. 1984)
- 27th » Tiemoko Garan Kouyaté, Malian educator and activist (d. 1942)
- 28th » Johan Borgen, Norwegian author and critic (d. 1979)
- 30th » Theodore Schultz, American economist, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences e.g Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
Famous Deaths for April 1902
- 2nd » Esther Hobart Morris, American judge (b. 1814)
- 12th » Marie Alfred Cornu, French physicist (b. 1842)
- 17th » Francis, Duke of Cádiz (b. 1822)
- 20th » Joaquim de Sousa Andrade, Brazilian poet (b. 1833)
- 28th » Cyprien Tanguay, Canadian priest and historian (b. 1819)
Year 1902 events in history for the month of April
Historical events for the year 1902 by month