On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1901

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 63 years Britain stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series & begins King Edward VII series

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria
King of England Edward VII
King of England
Edward VII

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestQueen Victoria

Victoria [Alexandrine], Queen of the United Kingdom (1837-1901), dies at 81

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria

1901 Highlights

About January 22, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius