What Happened on May 9, 1901

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

First Australian Parliament

The first Australian Parliament opens in Melbourne, though the first working session will not be until 21 May


Famous Birthdays

  • George Duckworth, English cricket wicket-keeper (24 Tests, 60 dismissals), born in Warrington, Lancashire, England (d. 1966)
  • John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady), born in Fairmont, West Virginia (d. 1976)
1901 Highlights

About May 9, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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