On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1901

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King C. Gillette begins selling safety razor blades

Businessman and Inventor King C. Gillette
Businessman and Inventor
King C. Gillette

Famous Birthdays

  • Raimundo Orsi, Argentine-born Italian soccer winger (13 caps Argentina, 35 Italy; Independiente, Juventus), born in (d. 1986)
  • Staf Nees, Flemish composer (Maria-oratorio), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1965)
1901 Highlights

About December 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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