On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Female Army Nurse Corps established as a permanent organization
  • Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Victoria's funeral takes place in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
  • The US Congress passes the Army Reorganization Act, placing the minimum number of men under arms at 58,000

Famous Birthdays

  • Connie Gilchrist, American actress (Cry Havoc, Letter to 3 Wives), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jascha Heifetz, US violin virtuoso (Carnegie Hall), born in Vilnius, Lithuania