On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1901

Historical Events

  • National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, better known as Minor League Baseball is formed at the Leland Hotel in Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Eldridge [McKechnie], American Broadway stage and screen actress (Long Day's Journey Into Night; The Swan; Inherit The Wind), born in brooklyn, New York City (d. 1988)
  • Mieczyslaw Kolinski, Polish-Canadian composer (Encounterpoint), educator, and ethno-musicologist, 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? 120 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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