What Happened on January 5, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves, French officer/resistance fighter, born in Verrières-le-Buisson, France (d. 1941)
  • Mario Scelba, Italian politician (Prime Minister 1954-55), born in Caltagirone, Italy (d. 1991)
Born in 1901

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Dédé, Creole-American violinist and composer (Quasimodo Symphony; Mephisto Masque), dies at 73
1901 Highlights

About January 5, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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