February 2, 1901 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Female Army Nurse Corps established as a permanent organization
  • Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Victoria's funeral takes place in St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, England

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
  • The US Congress passes the Army Reorganization Act, placing the minimum number of men under arms at 58,000

Birthdays in History

  • Jascha Heifetz, US violin virtuoso (Carnegie Hall), born in Vilnius, Lithuania