Historical Events in June 1901

  • Jun 2 Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)
  • Jun 6 41st British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 309 at Muirfield
  • Jun 9 NY Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cincinnati Reds 25-13
  • Jun 11 Cook Islands annexed & proclaimed part of New Zealand
  • Jun 12 In Cuba, the constitutional convention - knowing that the USA will not withdraw its troops until does so - adopts the Platt Amendment as part of its constitution
  • Jun 14 1st golf championship is played
  • Jun 15 7th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 331 at Myopia Hunt Club MA
  • Jun 17 The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT.
  • Jun 20 Charlotte Manye is 1st native African to graduate from a US college

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Jun 24 1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, 19, opens in Paris

Painter Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
  • Jun 24 Jewish National Fund starts
  • Jun 29 15th U.S. Women's National Championship: Elisabeth Moore beats Myrtle McAteer (6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2)