December 1901 calendar

December 1901

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1901?


  • 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.
  • 03 Dec 1901 In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt delivers a 20,000-word report to the House of Representatives asking Congress to curb the power of trusts "within reasonable limits". The speech was not delivered in person.
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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


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?