On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1901

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Scotsman James Braid wins first of 5 Open titles by 3 strokes from Harry Vardon of Jersey

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestSukarno

Sukarno, 1st President of Indonesia (1945-67), born in Surabaya, Java (d. 1970)

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia

1901 Highlights

About June 6, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini