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Historical Events In 1901

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Oct 10   Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor in the year 1901.  

Oct 11   On this day in history emil Hlobil, composer  

Oct 12   In the year 1901 theodore Roosevelt renames "Executive Mansion," "The White House"  

Oct 13   On this day in history benjamin Merkelbach, architect/city builder of Amsterdam  

Oct 14   On this day in history justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King," premieres in NYC  

Oct 14   On this day in history willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)  

Oct 15   Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats) on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history belgium's Louise of den Plas begins activities towards women rights  

Oct 18   Vladimir Grigor'yevich Zakharov, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1901 arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)  

Oct 19   Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March," premieres in Liverpool on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Santos-Dumont proves airship maneuverable by circling Eiffel Tower on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Hans-Otto Borgmann, composer in the year 1901.  

Oct 21   Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar (Deuteronomium) in the year 1901.  

Oct 22   In the year 1901 charles Huggins, Canada, US physician  

Oct 23   On this day in history georg von Siemens, founder (Deutsche Bank), dies  

Oct 24   On this day in history 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)  

Oct 24   On this day in history first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)  

Oct 24   In the year 1901 paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82  

Oct 26   On this day in history 1st use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris  

Oct 27   In the year 1901 1st complete performance of Debussy's "Nocturnes"  

Oct 29   Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In Amherst, Massachusetts nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted in the year 1901.  

Oct 29   On this day in history leon Czolgosz, who assassinated President McKinley, is put to death in the electric chair.  

Oct 30   On this day in history ... Opperman, South African Boer general (Spy), killed in battle  

Oct 30   In the year 1901 battle at Bakenlaagte: lt-col Bensons unit vs Boers  

Nov 01   In the year 1901 sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.  

Nov 02   James Dunn, NYC, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, It's a Great Life) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1901 andre Malraux, [Berger], France, novelist/art historian (L'Espoir)  

Nov 04   Clyde Fitch' "Way of the World," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 05   In the year 1901 eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)  

Nov 06   On this day in history bohdan Borkowski, composer, dies at 48  

Nov 06   Juanita Hall, Keyport NJ, actress (Capt Billy) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1901

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of christine WI Wittewaall van Stoetwegen, Dutch MP (CDD)  

Jan 02   Rex O'Malley, London England, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Robert Marshall, founder (Wilderness Society) was born in the year 1901.  

Jan 02   Torsten Ralf, Swedish tenor (Daphne) was born in the year 1901.  

Jan 03   Eric Voegelin, Germany, US philosopher (Order & History) was born in the year 1901.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ngo Dinh Diem, pres/dictator of South Vietnam (1955-63)  

Jan 04   In the year 1901 birth of c. L. R. James, writer and journalist (d. 1989)  

Jan 05   H L Honore comte d'Estienne d'Orves, French officer/resistance fighter was born in the year 1901.  

Famous Deaths In 1901

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   John Barry, Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1873) died in the year 1901.  

Jan 09   On this day in history death of richard Copley Christie, English scholar (b. 1830)  

Jan 10   Sir James Dickson, Premier of Queensland, Australian Minister for Defence (b. 1832) died on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Vasily Sergeyevich Kalinnikov, composer, dies at 34 in the year 1901.  

Jan 13   In the year 1901 carlo Angeloni, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 14   Charles Hermite, French mathematician (e is transcendent), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1901 hiram Revels, dies at 73  

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