Zie: Wikipedia.
Gebeurtenissen:
13 Maart - Voor het eerst wordt een weg met asfalt bestreken. Dat gebeurt in Monte-Carlo.
Uitvinder van dat asfalt is de Zwitserse dokter Ernest Guglielminetti.
18 April - Het voorstel tot invoering van algemeen kiesrecht van de socialist Emile Vandervelde
wordt in Brussel afgewezen. Er vallen doden bij een massaal arbeidersprotest in Leuven.
8 Mei - In de loop der tijden zijn er tal van rampzalige vulkaanuitbarsingen geweest. Een van
de ernstigste is die van vandaag op het eiland Martinique in West-Indië. Op dit vulkaaneiland
stroomt onverwacht gloeiend hete lava over de hellingen van de Mont Pelée naar beneden.
Ten gevolge van die uitbarsting verliezen vele mensen het leven en wordt de voornaamste
stad op het eiland, Saint Pierre, verwoest.
31 Mei - Vrede van Vereeniging. Einde van de Boerenoorlog in Zuid-Afrika. De Belgische
krant "Het Laatste Nieuws" schrijft, op 29 juni: "...De oorlog is geëindigd, maar de eer, de
glorie, de lauwerkrans zijn voor den Boer. De oorlog is geëindigd, maar de schande blijft
voor Engeland...".
24 Juni - De kroning van de Engelse koning Edward VII, gepland voor 26 juni, wordt
onverwacht uitgesteld. De opvolger van Queen Victoria zal een heelkundig ingrijpen dienen
te ondergaan.
Frankrijk maakt geheime afspraken met Italië inzake neutraliteit.
(Groot-Brittannië) de Amerikaanse scheepsmagnaat J.P. Morgan doet een poging de Britse
Cunard Line over te nemen.
De Britse regering beslist tot de bouw van de Lusitania.
Russisch-Japanse Oorlog: Japan is aan de winnende hand.

Geboren:
9 Januari - Nico Wilhelm (Nico) Flikweert.
11 Januari - Floris van den Houten.
3 Februari - Maatje Cornelia Padmos.
4 Februari - Charles Lindbergh, luchtvaartpionier.
12 Februari - Leendert Kleijn.
27 Februari - John Steinbeck, Amerikaans schrijver.
7 April - Aphalona (Apolonia) van den Houten.
12 April - Louis Joseph Maria Beel, Nederlands Minister-President.
17 Juni - Elizabeth van den Houten.
22 Juli - Adriaantje van der Groef.
25 Juli - Cornelis Albert Maarten van den Houten.
27 Juli - Philippus Geenjaar.
28 Juli - Cornelia van den Houten.
28 Juli - Karl Raimund Popper, wetenschapsfilosoof.
7 September - Johanna Maria van Brussel.
8 September - Johanna van den Houten.
5 Oktober - Larry Fine, acteur (Three Stooges).
3 Oktober - Jannetje (Jans) van Heest.
28 Oktober - Petronella Johanna Kappers.
4 November - Pieter van den Houten.
4 November - Willem van den Houten.
24 December - Klaasje van den Houten.

Overleden:
31 Januari - Johanna Dina Barbier.
12 Februari - Maatje Cornelia Padmos.
13 Februari - Johanna van Zuijen.
5 September - Rudolf Virchow, Duits arts.
29 September - Emile Zola, Frans schrijver.
6 Oktober - Hermanus van Dorp.


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1902
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Events:
January 28 - The Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million
gift from Andrew Carnegie.
France, Loisy's L'évangile et l'Eglise which inaugurates the Modernist Crisis.
February 11 - Police beat up universal suffrage demonstrators in Brussels.
March 10 - Circuit Court's decision disallows Thomas Edison from having a monopoly
on motion picture technology.
March 10 - Boer War: South African Boers win their last battle over British forces, with
the capture of a British general and 200 of his men.
March 31 - Disputed first powered heavier-than-air flight; most date it 1903 if at all.
April 2 - "Electric Theatre", the first movie theater in the United States , opens in Los
Angeles, California.
May 8 - In Martinique, Mount Pelée erupts, destroys the town of St. Pierre, and kills
over 30,000 people. Only a small handful of St. Pierre's residents survived the blast.
May 15 - In a field outside Grass Valley, California, Lyman Gilmore reportedly becomes
the first person to fly a powered airplane (a steam-powered glider).
May 17 - Archaeologist Spyridon Stais finds the Antikythera mechanism.
May 20 - Cuba gains independence from the United States.
August 9 - Edward VII is crowned King of the United Kingdom.
September 3 - Popular author Sarah Orne Jewett is thrown out of a carriage, virtually
ending her writing career.
October 21 - In the United States, a five month strike by United Mine Workers ends.
November 30 - American Old West: Second-in-command of Butch Cassidy's Wild
Bunch gang, Kid Curry Logan, is sentenced to 20 years hard labor.

Other events:
The catholic church friendly took over-hand in Nauru and then became Nauru's main
religion.

Year in topic:
1902 in sports:
January 1 - The first Rose Bowl game is played in Pasadena, California.
March 4 - In Chicago, Illinois, the American Automobile Association is established.
December 28 - The first indoor professional American football game is played in New
York City at Madison Square Garden.

Births:
January 6 - Max Güde, attorney (d. 1984).
January 9 - Nico Wilhelm (Nico) Flikweert.
January 9 - Josemaría Escrivá, Spanish priest and founder of Opus Dei.
January 11 - Floris van den Houten.
January 16 - Eric Liddell, Scottish runner.
January 20 - Nazim Hikmet, lyricist and dramatist (d. 1963).
January 22 - Daniel Kinsey, American hurdler.
January 31 - Alva Myrdal, politician (d. 1986).
January 31 - Tallulah Bankhead, actress (d. 1968).
February 1 - Langston Hughes, writer (d. 1967).
February 3 - Maatje Cornelia Padmos.
February 4 - Charles Lindbergh, American aviator (d. 1974).
February 6 - George Brunies, jazz musician (d. 1974).
February 8 - Lyle Talbot, actor (d. 1996).
February 10 - Walter Houser Brattain, scientist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956.
February 11 - Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect/designer.
February 12 - Leendert Kleijn.
February 20 - Ansel Adams, photographer (d. 1984).
February 27 - John Steinbeck. American writer.
February 27 - Gene Sarazen, golfer.
March 7 - Heinz Rühmann, actor (d. 1994).
March 9 - Elisabeth Pelletier de Chambure, wife of Philippe de Rothschild (d. 1945).
March 9 - Will Geer, actor (d. 1978).
March 16 - Leon Roppolo, jazz clarinetist (d. 1943).
March 17 - Bobby Jones, golfer (d. 1971).
March 21 - Son House, blues musician.
March 24 - Thomas Dewey, politician (d. 1971).
March 28 - Dame Flora Robson, actress (d. 1984).
March 29 - William Walton, composer.
March 29 - Marcel Aymé, narrator and dramatist, humorist and satirist (d. 1967).
March 30 - Brooke Astor, New York City socialite and philanthropist.
April 4 - Louise Leveque de Vilmorin, actress (d. 1969).
April 7 - Aphalona (Apolonia) van den Houten.
April 13 - Philippe de Rothschild, vineyard operator (d. 1988).
April 23 - Halldór Laxness, author (d. 1998).
May 6 - Max Ophüls, director (d. 1957).
May 10 - Anatole Litvak, film director (d. 1974).
May 10 - David O. Selznick, Hollywood film producer (d. 1965).
May 15 - Richard J. Daley, mayor of Chicago, Illinois (d. 1976).
May 18 - Meredith Willson, composer (d. 1984).
May 21 - Earl Averill, Baseball Hall of Famer (d. 1983).
May 21 - Marcel Lajos Breuer, architect (d. 1981).
May 22 - Al Simmons, Baseball Hall of Famer (d. 1956).
June 17 - Elizabeth van den Houten.
July 4 - George Murphy, dancer, actor, Senator from California (d. 1992).
July 4 - Meyer Lansky, mobster (d. 1983).
July 22 - Adriaantje van der Groef.
July 25 - Cornelis Albert Maarten van den Houten.
July 26 - Gracie Allen, actress, comedienne.
July 27 - Philippus Geenjaar.
July 28 - Cornelia van den Houten.
August 8 - Paul Dirac, physicist.
August 10 - Norma Shearer, Academy Award winning actress (d. 1983).
August 11 - Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist.
August 19 - Ogden Nash, poet.
August 22 - Leni Riefenstahl, German film director (d. 2003).
August 25 - Stefan Wolpe, composer (d. 1972).
September 7 - Johanna Maria van Brussel.
September 8 - Johanna van den Houten.
September 22 - John Houseman, actor and producer (d. 1988).
October 3 - Jannetje (Jans) van Heest.
October 5 - Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald's Corporation.
October 25 - Eddie Lang, jazz musician (d. 1933).
October 28 - Petronella Johanna Kappers.
November 2 - Mafalda Maria Elisabetta of Savoy, (d. 1944).
November 4 - Pieter van den Houten.
November 4 - Willem van den Houten.
December 2 - Wilfredo Lam, Cuban artist (d. 1982).
December 5 - Strom Thurmond, United States senator (d. 2003).
December 20 - Prince George, Duke of Kent (d. 1942).
December 24 - Klaasje van den Houten.

Deaths:
January 31 - Johanna Dina Barbier.
February 12 - Maatje Cornelia Padmos.
February 13 - Johanna van Zuijen.
March 26 - Cecil Rhodes, imperialist.
May 26 - Almon Strowger, developed the Strowger switch.
July 4 - Swami Vivekananda.
September 5 - Rudolf Virchow, German doctor, pathologist, biologist, and politician.
September 29 - Emile Zola, French author.
October 6 - Hermanus van Dorp.
October 26 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton, women's rights activist.
? - Jacint Verdaguer, Catalan poet.
December 22 - Richard von Krafft-Ebing, sexologist.


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