On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1901

Historical Events

  • Baron Hayashi of Japan begins negotiations in London to make an alliance with the British and strengthen Japan's position against Russians

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Booker T. Washington and his family are invited to dine at the White House with Teddy and Edith Roosevelt, prompting condemnation from the South

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
US First Lady Edith Roosevelt
US First Lady
Edith Roosevelt

1901 Highlights

About October 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra