On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 1901

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British General Kitchener confers with Boer general Louis Botha about peace conditions, which break down over the question of amnesty for some Boers

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener
1st Prime Minister of South Africa Louis Botha
1st Prime Minister of South Africa
Louis Botha

Famous Deaths

  • Chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded
  • Hsu Cheng-yu, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded
1901 Highlights

About February 26, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces