December 1901 calendar

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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 1901.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Robert Gascoyne-Cecil (Conservative), Pope Leo XIII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on December 1901: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1901?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1901 Gillette patents 1st disposable razor
  • 03 Dec 1901 Milwaukee Brewers is dropped from the American League and replaced by Saint Louis Browns.
  • 11 Dec 1901 Marconi sends first transatlantic radio signal, Cornwall to Newfoundland.
  • 12 Dec 1901 Marconi receives first transatlantic radio signal, England to US.
  • 13 Dec 1901 Test debut of S F Barnes versus Australia Sydney Cricket Ground, took 5-65 in first innings.
  • 16 Dec 1901 Boer general Kritzinger captured
  • 25 Dec 1901 Battle at Tweefontein Orange-Free state: Boers surprise attack British.

Famous Birthday

  • American cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse in 1928 and later made the first feature-length cartoon ever filmed, "Fantasia," 1940, a visual...

  • Marlene Dietrich

    German-American actress and singer who achieved 62 years of international fame as an immortal screen goddess in German and American films.

  • American hypnotherapist, acknowledged by the two major hypnosis societies as the best in his field.

  • American cultural anthropologist who made six South Sea sojourns to study cultural conditioning.

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Famous Deaths

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1901?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Any Old Place I Hang My Hat is Home, Sweet Home To Me
  2. - I'll Be with You When the Roses Bloom Again
  3. - The Wedding of Reuben and the Maid
  4. - The Wedding of Reuben and the Maid

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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L'homme à la tête en caoutchouc

L'homme à la tête en caoutchouc

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès

Bluebeard

Bluebeard

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: Georges Méliès, Jehanne d'Alcy, Bleuette Bernon

An Extraordinary Dislocation

An Extraordinary Dislocation

Release year: 1901

Directed by: Georges Méliès

Starring: André Deed

The Artist's Dilemma

The Artist's Dilemma

Release year: 1901

What Is Seen Through a Keyhole

What Is Seen Through a Keyhole

Release year: 1901