Video: 'Julia Grant - Wiki Article'
(Thursday, December 14, 1902, 11:17 p.m. local time) — Julia Boggs Dent Grant, wife of the 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, and was First Lady of the United States from 1869 to 1877, died tonight in Washington from heat failure. Grant was 76.
Video: 1902 Anthracite Coal Miners Strike, Trevor Goring
(Thursday, October 23, 1902) — The 163-day Anthracite Coal Strike in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania ended today as more than 100,000 striking miners received more pay for fewer hours and the owners got a higher price for coal.
The strike was settled after President Theodore Roosevelt set up a fact-finding commission. It was the first labor episode in which the federal government intervened as a neutral arbitrator.
Video: 'The Coronation of King Edward VII (1902)'
(Saturday, August 9, 1902) — Edward VII, 60, was crowned king of Britain today following the death of his mother, Queen Victoria, on Jan. 22, 1901. Edward’s coronation had originally been scheduled for June 26, 1902, but two days before, Edward was diagnosed with appendicitis.
Video: 'Breaker Morant' film (part 12)
(Thursday, February 27, 1902, shortly before 6:00 a.m. local time) — Australian soldiers Harry “Breaker” Morant and Peter Handcock were shot this morning by a British firing squad in South Africa for the murder of 12 prisoners of war during the dying days of the Boer War. Questions have since been raised as to whether they received a fair trial.
(Monday, September 23, 1901) — Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist who shot U.S. President William McKinley twice in Buffalo, New York, on Sept. 6, 1901, went on trial today in Buffalo, New York, only nine days after the president died.
Czolgosz’s lawyers were unable to prepare a defense since Czolgosz refused to speak to either one of them (Czolgosz would be found guilty the very next day and sentenced to death on Sept. 26).