On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1901

Historical Events

  • Boer general Kritzinger captured

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestMargaret Mead

Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (Coming of Age in Samoa, Thoughts & Female), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)

Cultural Anthropologist Margaret Mead
Cultural Anthropologist
Margaret Mead

1901 Highlights

About December 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius