The Year in News: 1902

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Can you name the missing word from these events that occurred in 1902?

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The first college football bowl game, the ___ Bowl, is played between Michigan and Stanford
New ___ becomes the first country in the world to require state registration of nurses
Real ___ Club de FĂștbol is founded
Electric Theatre, the first ___ theater in the U.S., opens in Los Angeles
A new ___ speed record of 74 mph (119 km/h) is set in Nice, France, by Leon Serpollet
In Martinique, Mount ___ erupts, destroying the town of Saint-Pierre and killing over 30,000
___ XIII of Spain comes of age and begins his reign
Lord Rosebery opens the London School of ___
Kid Curry Logan, the second-in-command of Butch Cassidy's Wild ___ gang, is sentenced to hard labor
The first Aswan Dam on The ___ is completed
St Mark's Campanile in the city of ___ collapses
Theodore ___ becomes the first American President to ride in an automobile
___ VII is crowned King of the United Kingdom
The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Second ___ War
A Circuit Court prevents Thomas ___ from having a monopoly on motion picture technology
A New York train collision leads to increased demand for electric trains and the banning of ___ locomotives
The completion of the Paul Doumer Bridge (now the Long Bien Bridge) links both sections of ___
The ___ Institution is founded in Washington, DC, with a $10 million gift from Andrew ___
Australian soldier, Harry '___' Morant, is executed after a controversial court-martial
___ Rhodes, who founded De Beers diamond company and funded the Rhodes scholarship, dies
___ Strauss, credited with inventing jeans, dies
___ Potter publishes her first book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit'
Arthur Conan Doyle publishes 'The ___ of the Baskervilles'
Philadelphia defeats the Kanaweola Athletic Club in the first professional American ___ game played at night

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