On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1901

Historical Events

  • 27th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on His Eminence wins in 2:07.75
  • Antisemitic riot in Budapest

Famous Birthdays

  • G. O. Sayles, English historian, born in Chesterfield, England (d. 1994)

Person of interestHirohito

Hirohito, 124th Emperor of Japan (1926-89), born in Aoyama Palace, Tokyo (d. 1989)

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan

1901 Highlights

About April 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus