On This Day

July 4, 1901 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Howard Taft, former Federal judge, is installed as first governor-general of the Philippines and declares amnesty for all insurgents who take an oath of allegiance

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

Deaths in History

  • John Fiske [Edmund Fisk Green], American historian and philosopher, dies at 59
  • Julian Scott, American artist and Civil War Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 55
1901 in History