On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1901

Historical Events

  • National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Mieczyslaw Kolinski, Polish composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist (b. 1853)
1901 Highlights

About September 5, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo