On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1901

Historical Events

  • Hawaii's first telegraph company opens
  • United States Congress passes the Platt amendment, limiting the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for the withdrawal of American troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Bruynzeel, Dutch timber-merchant
1901 Highlights

About March 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces