Sunday 1 December 1901
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Walt Alston and Ilona Feher.
while The Right of Way by Gilbert Parker was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1901 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Walt Alston: American baseball manager of the Brooklyn-Los Angeles Dodgers; author of an autobiography.
- Ilona Feher: Hungarian-Jewish violinist (d. 1988).
- Dorothy James: composer.
- Jane Gray: Australian supercentenarian who was, at 112 years, 188 days, the oldest living person in Australia.
- Marcel Reine: French aviator.
- Ilona Fehér: Hungarian-Israeli violinist and educator (d. 1988).
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