On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1901

Historical Events

  • 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-National Intelligencer)
  • Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends

President Inaugurated

William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as US president; Theodore Roosevelt serves as Vice President

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles H Goren, bridge master (26 US Titles)
  • Jean Joseph Rabearivelo, Malagasy/French poet (d. 1937)
1901 Highlights

About March 4, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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