What Happened on May 9, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A financial panic begins in the USA following the struggle between two groups to control the railroads between the Great Lakes and the Pacific
  • Cleveland's Earl Moore no-hits Chicago White Sox 9 inn but loses in 10th 4-2
  • The first Australian Parliament opens in Melbourne, though the first working session will not be until 21 May

Famous Birthdays

  • George Duckworth, cricket wicket-keeper (England late 20's early 30's)
  • John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady), born in Fairmont, West Virginia (d. 1976)