Elsewhere in 1902

January 30th - Scott's Discovery Expedition reaches the Great Ice Barrier in Antarctica

January 30th – Scott’s Discovery Expedition reaches the Great Ice Barrier in Antarctica

March 6th – Real Madrid F.C. are founded

April 5th – The Ibrox Stadium stands collapse during an England-Scotland match – 25 are killed, 517 are injured

April 11th – The South African Army fights a last, disastrous battle against the British

May 8th – Mount Pelée erupts

July 14th – St Mark’s Campanile, the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica in Venice, collapses.

August 9th – King Edward VII of the United Kingdom and Queen consort Alexandra are crowned at Westminster Abbey

October 13th – Ernest Rutherford sends the first wireless signal to a moving train

November 11th – King Edward VII and his nephew Kaiser Wilhelm II agree to a British and German blockade of Venezuela

November 16th – The Hanoi World’s Fair opens in French Indochina

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