On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1901

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
1901 Highlights

About January 24, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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