February 1902 calendar

February 1902

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

But much more happened on February 1902: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1902?


  • 01 Feb 1902 Hermann Sudermanns "Es lebe das Leben" premieres in Berlin.
  • 11 Feb 1902 Police beats up universal suffrage demonstrators in Brussels.
  • 15 Feb 1902 Underground railway (U-Bahn).
  • 18 Feb 1902 Opera Hunchback of Notre Dame, premieres in Monte Carlo
  • 20 Feb 1902 Heavy surf breaks over Seal Rocks and damages Sutro Baths, San Francisco.
  • 21 Feb 1902 Dr Harvey Cushing, first US brain surgeon, does his first brain operation.
  • 24 Feb 1902 Battle at Yzer Spruit Boer General De la Rey beats British.
  • 27 Feb 1902 Second Boer War: Harry 'Breaker' Harbord Morant is executed in Pretoria.
  • 28 Feb 1902 Jules Massenets opera premieres in Monte Carlo.
  • 27 Feb 1902 Second Boer War: Australian soldiers Harry "Breaker" Morant and Peter Handcock are executed in Pretoria after being convicted of war crimes.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in February 1902?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - For Old Times' Sake
  2. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
  3. - Tell Me, Dusky Maiden
  4. - While the Leaves Came Drifting Down
  5. - The Fortune Telling Man


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?