December 1902 calendar

December 1902

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1902.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1902: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1902?


  • 02 Dec 1902 Soccer team Go Ahead forms in Deventer.
  • 08 Dec 1902 Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr became Associate Justice on Supreme Court.
  • 10 Dec 1902 Women are given the right to vote in Tasmania.
  • 14 Dec 1902 The Commercial Pacific Cable Company lays the first Pacific telegraph cable, from Ocean Beach, San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • 26 Dec 1902 Most knock downs in a fight, Oscar Nelson (5) and Christy Williams (42).
  • 28 Dec 1902 Trans-Pacific cable links Hawaii to US.
  • 30 Dec 1902 Discovery Expedition: Scott, Shackleton and Wilson reach the furthest southern point reached thus far by man, south of 82°S.
  • 31 Dec 1902 Boers and British army sign peace treaty.
  • 10 Dec 1902 The opening of the reservoir of the Aswan Dam in Egypt.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1902?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - My Little Gipsy Maid
  2. - Under the Bamboo Tree
  3. - My Beautiful Irish Maid
  4. - Closing Time at a Country Grocery


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?