On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy James, American composer (Paola and Francesca; Patterns), and educator, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1982)
  • Ilona Feher, Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • George Lohmann, England cricket medium pace bowler (18 Tests, 112 wickets @ 10.75), dies of tuberculosis at 36
1901 Highlights

About December 1, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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