On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Kjeld Abell, Danish playwright and director (Tivoli), born in Ribe, Denmark (d. 1961)

Famous Deaths

  • Clara Maass, American army nurse who sacrificed her life at 25 to prove that mosquitoes carry yellow fever. Her death put an end to yellow fever experiments on human beings.
1901 Highlights

About August 25, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo