What Happened on September 2, 1901

Historical Events

National Duties

Theodore Roosevelt advises "Speak softly and carry a big stick" in an address to the Minnesota State Fair, entitled "National Duties"

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolph Rupp, American Basketball HOF coach (NCAA Div I Tournament 1948, 49, 51, 58; Uni of Kentucky; 5 × National Coach of the Year), born in Halstead, Kansas (d. 1977)
  • Andreas Embirikos, Greek surrealist poet (d. 1975)
  • Phil Napoleon [Filippo Napoli] American early jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Original Memphis Five; Napoleon and HIs Emperors), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1990)
Born in 1901
1901 Highlights

About September 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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