On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1901

Historical Events

  • New South Wales score 918 all out vs South Australia in 560 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Edmond Vandercammen, French-Belgian painter and poet (Grand Combat), born in Ohain, Belgium (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • John Barry, Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, dies during the Second Boer War at 27
1901 Highlights

About January 8, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 121 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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