On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1901

Famous Birthdays

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

Ngô Đình Diệm

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

1901 Highlights

About January 3, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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