On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1901

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York

25th US President William McKinley
25th US President
William McKinley

Famous Birthdays

  • John Erik Jonsson, American businessman and Mayor of Dallas, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)
1901 Highlights

About September 6, 1901

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo