On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer, and educator, born in Uman, Russia (now Ukraine) (d. 1966)
  • Johnny Farrell, American golfer (US Open 1928), born in White Plains, NY (d. 1988)
  • Whittaker Chambers, American writer, editor, and defector (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Francois M Raoult, Fren physicist/chemist (Law of Raoult), dies at 70
1901 Highlights

About April 1, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries