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In the year 1902

610 Notable birthdays

Ansel Adams

American photographer and environmentalist (1902–1984).

Born February 20th, 1902 in San Francisco. [ref]

Died April 22nd, 1984 at 82 years old in Carmel-by-the-Sea (rare circulatory system disease). [ref]

Ray Kroc

American businessman.

Born October 5th, 1902 in Oak Park.

Died January 14th, 1984 at 81 years old in San Diego (cardiac arrest).

Charles Lindbergh

American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.

Born February 4th, 1902 in Detroit. [ref]

Died August 26th, 1974 at 72 years old in Kipahulu (lymphoma). [ref]

Ruhollah Khomeini

Iranian politician and religious leader (1900–1989).

Born September 24th, 1902 in Khomein. [ref]

Died June 3rd, 1989 at 86 years old in Tehran (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Prince George, Duke of Kent

Royal navy admiral (1902-1942).

Born December 20th, 1902 in York Cottage.

Died August 25th, 1942 at 39 years old in Caithness (August 1942 Dunbeath Air Crash).

John Steinbeck

American writer (1902–1968).

Born February 27th, 1902 in Salinas. [ref]

Died December 20th, 1968 at 66 years old in New York City, Harlem (heart failure). [ref]

Meyer Lansky

American gangster.

Born July 4th, 1902 in Hrodna.

Died January 15th, 1983 at 80 years old in Miami (lung cancer).

Langston Hughes

American writer and social activist (1901–1967).

Born February 1st, 1902 in Joplin. [ref]

Died May 22nd, 1967 at 65 years old in New York City (prostate cancer). [ref]

Strom Thurmond

American politician (1902–2003).

Born December 5th, 1902 in Edgefield.

Died June 26th, 2003 at 100 years old in Edgefield (heart failure).

Carlo Gambino

American mobster.

Born August 24th, 1902 in Palermo.

Died October 15th, 1976 at 74 years old in Massapequa (myocardial infarction).

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