On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1901

Historical Events

  • Female Army Nurse Corps established as a permanent organization
  • Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed
  • 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
1901 Highlights

About February 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius