Tuesday 1 January 1901, NewYear’s Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christine Wittewaall and Paul Grossin.
Le Cambrioleur insaisissable, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1901 ?
- Christine Wittewaall: van Stoetwegen Dutch Member of Parliament (CDD).
- Paul Grossin: French army officer, who reached the rank of General of the army.
- Robert Koernig: German homicide; the perpetrator of sex murders 1929-1937, arrested 10/04/1937 and executed eights months later.
- Ignatius Donnelly US attorney/Lieutenant-Governor (Minnesota): dies at age 69.
- Nigeria becomes a British protectorate.
- The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia federate as the Commonwealth of Australia; Edmund Barton is appointed the first Prime Minister.
- Australia declares independence from federation of United Kingdom colonies.
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- Ma Blushin' Rosie - Albert Campbell
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