What Happened In August 1901 In History
Historical Events for August, 1901
- 6th » Kiowa people called Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous Indian reservation named reservation.
- 10th » The U.S. Steel Recognition Strike of 1901 known as U.S. Steel Recognition Strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins.
- 14th » The first claimed aviation called powered flight, by Gustave Whitehead in his Whitehead No. 21 named Number 21.
- 28th » Silliman University is founded in the Philippines. The first United States known as American private school named private school in the country.
Famous Birthdays on August in 1901
- 1st » Francisco Guilledo, Filipino boxer (d. 1925)
- 3rd » John C. Stennis, American lawyer and politician (d. 1995)
- 3rd » Stefan Wyszyński, Polish cardinal (d. 1981)
- 4th » Louis Armstrong, American trumpet player and singer (d. 1971)
- 4th » Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (d. 1972)
- 5th » Claude Autant-Lara, French director, screenwriter, and politician (d. 2000)
- 7th » Ann Harding, American actress and singer (d. 1981)
- 8th » Ernest Lawrence, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics known as Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
- 9th » Charles Farrell, American actor and singer (d. 1990)
- 14th » Alice Rivaz, Swiss author (d. 1998)
- 15th » Pyotr Novikov, Russian mathematician and theorist (d. 1975)
- 20th » Salvatore Quasimodo, Italian author and poet, Nobel Prize in Literature called Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1968)
- 23rd » Guy Bush, American baseball player and manager (d. 1985)
- 23rd » John Sherman Cooper, American captain, lawyer, and politician, 2nd United States Ambassador to East Germany (d. 1991)
- 24th » Preston Foster, American actor and singer (d. 1970)
- 26th » Eleanor Dark, Australian author (d. 1985)
- 26th » Hans Kammler, German engineer and SS officer (d. 1945)
- 26th » Jimmy Rushing, American singer (Oklahoma City Blue Devils) (d. 1972)
- 26th » Maxwell D. Taylor, American general and diplomat, United States Ambassador to South Vietnam (d. 1987)
- 29th » Aurèle Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
Famous Deaths for August 1901
- 5th » Victoria, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom (b. 1840)
- 12th » Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Finnish-Swedish botanist, geologist, mineralogist, and explorer (b. 1832)
- 17th » Edmond Audran, French organist and composer (b. 1842)
Year 1901 events in history for the month of August
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