On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Denmark and the US sign a treaty under which Denmark will sell the Danish West Indies to the USA for $5 million, but the sale will be postponed until 1917
  • Emily Hobhouse views the British administrated concentration camp at Bloemfontein for women and children

Famous Deaths

  • Simon Hassler, German-American composer, dies at 68