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  • Osborne, East Cowes, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jan 22, 1901

    Edward VIII

    Death of Queen Victoria

    Osborne, East Cowes, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jan 22, 1901

    Edward was tutored at home by Helen Bricka. When his parents traveled the British Empire for almost nine months following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, young Edward and his siblings stayed in Britain with their grandparents, Queen Alexandra and King Edward VII, who showered their grandchildren with affection.




  • Kraków, Grand Duchy of Cracow, Austro-Hungarian Empire (Present Day Poland)
    Friday Jan 25, 1901

    Itzak Stern

    Birth

    Kraków, Grand Duchy of Cracow, Austro-Hungarian Empire (Present Day Poland)
    Friday Jan 25, 1901

    Stern was born 25 January 1901, in Kraków. He was an important leader in the Jewish community, and was the vice president of the Jewish Agency for Western Poland and a member of the Zionist Central Committee.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Feb 9, 1901

    Nikola Tesla

    Talking With Planets

    U.S.
    Saturday Feb 9, 1901

    Tesla expanded on the signals he heard in a 9 February 1901 Collier's Weekly article entitled "Talking With Planets", where he said it had not been immediately apparent to him that he was hearing "intelligently controlled signals" and that the signals could have come from Mars, Venus, or other planets.




  • Wolmaransstad, South Africa
    Monday Feb 25, 1901

    Second Boer War

    Koos De La Rey attacked a British column under Lieutenant-Colonel S. B. von Donop at Ysterspruit near Wolmaransstad

    Wolmaransstad, South Africa
    Monday Feb 25, 1901

    On 25 February, Koos De La Rey attacked a British column under Lieutenant-Colonel S. B. von Donop at Ysterspruit near Wolmaransstad. De La Rey succeeded in capturing many men and a large amount of ammunition. The Boer attacks prompted General Methuen, the British second-in-command after Lord Kitchener, to move his column from Vryburg to Klerksdorp to deal with De La Rey.




  • England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Mar 17, 1901

    St. Patrick's Day

    Introduction to England

    England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Mar 17, 1901

    In England, the British Royals traditionally present bowls of shamrock to members of the Irish Guards, a regiment in the British Army, following Queen Alexandra introducing the tradition in 1901.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Apr 29, 1901

    Hirohito

    Born

    Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Apr 29, 1901

    Born in Tokyo's Aoyama Palace (during the reign of his grandfather, Emperor Meiji) on 29 April 1901, Hirohito was the first son of 21-year-old Crown Prince Yoshihito (the future Emperor Taishō) and 17-year-old Crown Princess Sadako (the future Empress Teimei). He was the grandson of Emperor Meiji and Yanagihara Naruko. His childhood title was Prince Michi.




  • Tiflis, Tiflis Governorate, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire Or Georgia
    Wednesday May 1, 1901

    Joseph Stalin

    May day 1901

    Tiflis, Tiflis Governorate, Caucasus Viceroyalty, Russian Empire Or Georgia
    Wednesday May 1, 1901

    Remaining underground, he helped plan a demonstration for May Day 1901, in which 3,000 marchers clashed with the authorities.


  • South Africa
    Saturday Jul 20, 1901

    Second Boer War

    Paul Kruger's wife death

    South Africa
    Saturday Jul 20, 1901

    Paul Kruger's wife, however, was too ill to travel and remained in South Africa where she died on 20 July 1901 without seeing her husband again.


  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 4, 1901

    Louis Armstrong

    Birth

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Aug 4, 1901

    Armstrong often stated that he was born on July 4, 1900.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Sep 14, 1901

    Theodore Roosevelt

    A President

    U.S.
    Saturday Sep 14, 1901

    The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14, 1901, when Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States upon the assassination and death of President William McKinley, and ended on March 4, 1909. Roosevelt had been the Vice President of the United States for only 194 days when he succeeded to the presidency. A Republican, he ran for and won a full four-year term as president in 1904, easily defeating Democratic nominee Alton B. Parker. After the Republican victory in the 1908 presidential election, Roosevelt was succeeded by his protégé and chosen successor, William Howard Taft.


  • near Swartruggens, North West Province, South Africa
    Monday Sep 30, 1901

    Second Boer War

    Moedwil Battle

    near Swartruggens, North West Province, South Africa
    Monday Sep 30, 1901

    Several battles of importance were fought here between September 1901 and March 1902. At Moedwil on 30 September 1901.


  • Paris, France
    Saturday Oct 19, 1901

    Eiffel Tower

    Alberto Santos-Dumont, flying his No.6 airship, won a 100,000-franc prize

    Paris, France
    Saturday Oct 19, 1901

    On 19 October 1901, Alberto Santos-Dumont, flying his No.6 airship, won a 100,000-franc prize offered by Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe for the first person to make a flight from St. Cloud to the Eiffel Tower and back in less than half an hour.


  • South Africa
    Thursday Oct 24, 1901

    Second Boer War

    Battle of Driefontein

    South Africa
    Thursday Oct 24, 1901

    Several battles of importance were fought here between September 1901 and March 1902. at Driefontein on 24 October


  • U.S.
    Sunday Nov 3, 1901

    Ford

    Henry Ford's First attempt

    U.S.
    Sunday Nov 3, 1901

    Henry Ford's first attempt at a car company under his own name was the Henry Ford Company on November 3, 1901.


  • 1249 Tripp Avenue, Hermosa neighborhood, Chicago, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 5, 1901

    Walt Disney

    Born

    1249 Tripp Avenue, Hermosa neighborhood, Chicago, U.S.
    Thursday Dec 5, 1901

    Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, at 1249 Tripp Avenue, in Chicago's Hermosa neighborhood.


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