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

Historic Event

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

1901 Highlights

About October 16, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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