What Happened on January 31, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire: The Reichsrath, disolved on 7 September 1900 by Emperor Franz Joseph, reopens after the recent elections have defeated extremists
  • Boer generals Jan Smuts & De la Rey conqueror Mud river, Transvaal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chekhov's "Three Sisters" opens at Moscow Art Theater

Author and Playwright Anton Chekhov
Author and Playwright
Anton Chekhov
  • Winnipeg Victorias sweep Montreal Shamrocks in 2 for Stanley Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • Marie Luise Kaschnitz, writer