Historical Events for March 1901
Events 1 - 18 of 18
2nd - Hawaii's 1st telegraph company opens
2nd - The United States Congress passes the Platt amendment, limiting the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for the withdrawal of American troops.
3rd - US Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Dept of Commerce
4th - 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)
4th - William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as US president; Theodore |Roosevelt serves as Vice President
4th - Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends
6th - In Bremen an assassin attempts to kill Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.
11th - Cincinnati Enquirer reports Balt mgr John McGraw signed Cherokee Indian Tokohoma, who is really black 2nd baseman Charlie Grant
12th - Ground is broken for Boston's 1st AL ballpark (Huntington Ave Grounds)
14th - 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A
14th - Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II 15th - Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race Mar 16th
17th - Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands
17th - A showing of seventy-one Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, 11 years after his death, creates a sensation.
23rd - Dame Nellie Melba, reveals secret of her now famous toast
25th - 55 die as Rock Island train derailed near Marshalltown, Iowa
29th - Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first election of its parliament
29th - 63rd Grand National: Arthur Nightingall aboard Grudon wins