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

But much more happened on January 1901: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1901?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1901 Nigeria becomes a British protectorate.
  • 08 Jan 1901 New South Wales score 918 all out versus South Australia in 560 minutes.
  • 09 Jan 1901 New South Wales (918) defeat South Australia (157 and 156) by innings and 605.
  • 10 Jan 1901 The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
  • 18 Jan 1901 Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Graves De Communi Re.
  • 22 Jan 1901 After 63 years England stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series and begins King Edward VII series.
  • 24 Jan 1901 Emily Hobhouse views Lord Kitchener's concentration camp at Bloemfontein.
  • 31 Jan 1901 Boer General John Smuts and De la Rey conqueror Mud river Transvaal.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in January 1901?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - The Bride Elect: March
  2. - The Stars and Stripes Forever (new version)
  3. - When the Harvest Days Are Over

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Country: United States of America

Modern Times

Modern Times

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford

Country: United States of America

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Country: United States of America

The Kid

The Kid

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller

Country: United States of America

Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko

Directed by: Richard Kelly

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne

Country: United States of America