On This Day

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

UKQueen Victoria's Funeral

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

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The funeral cortege of Queen Victoria outside St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on February 2, 1901
The funeral cortege of Queen Victoria outside St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle on February 2, 1901
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  • The US Congress passes the Army Reorganization Act, placing the minimum number of men under arms at 58,000