Historical Events in September 1901

  • Sep 1 Construction begins on NY Stock Exchange

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Sep 2 Theodore Roosevelt advises "Speak softly & carry a big stick"

  • Sep 3 Boer General Smuts enters Kiba Drift in Cape Colony
  • Sep 5 National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, better known as Minor League Baseball is formed at the Leland Hotel in Chicago

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Sep 6 US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York

  • Sep 7 Peace of Peking - Ends Boxer Rebellion in China
  • Sep 12 Arabs attack Gedara Palestine
  • Sep 14 Theodore Roosevelt is sworn in as the youngest man to serve as US President, after William McKinley finally dies after an anarchist shoots him in Buffalo
  • Sep 16 Alturas, California, is incorporated as the only city in Modoc County.

Historic Event

Sep 16 French painter Paul Gauguin settles in Atuona in the Marquesas Islands

  • Sep 17 Battle at Elands River Port: Boer General Smuts destroys unit 17th Lancers
  • Sep 17 Battle of Blood River Port: Boer General Botha beats Major Gough's cavalry
  • Sep 19 11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of President William McKinley
  • Sep 26 Boer General Botha fails to capture Fort Itala in Natal
  • Sep 26 Great Britain annexes the Ashanti Kingdom and places it under the governor of the Gold Coast (Ghana)
  • Sep 28 Guerrilla's assault unarmed US soldiers at breakfast in Balangiga ,Philippines, 44 killed; the abandoned town is burned in retalliation