On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Voegelin, German American philosopher (Order & History), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1985)

Person of interestNgô Đình Diệm

Ngô Đình Diệm, President and authoritarian leader of South Vietnam (1954-63), born in Quảng Bình, French Indochina (d. 1963)

President of South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
President of South Vietnam
Ngô Đình Diệm

1901 Highlights

About January 3, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn