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? 118 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius