On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The Commonwealth of Australia is formed when the British (Imperial) Parliament Act, the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900, comes into effect

Famous Birthdays

  • Christine Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, Dutch politician (CDD)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69