October 1901 calendar
Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 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 October 1901: find out below
Which were the important events of October 1901?
- 02 Oct 1901 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow
- 12 Oct 1901 President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the ''Executive Mansion'' to the White House.
- 19 Oct 1901 Santos-Dumont proves airship maneuverable by circling Eiffel Tower.
- 24 Oct 1901 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)
- 26 Oct 1901 1st use of getaway car occurs after holding up a shop in Paris
- 29 Oct 1901 Capital punishment: Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of US President William McKinley, is executed by electrocution.
- 30 Oct 1901 Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant Colonel Bensons unit vs. Boers
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Which were the top hits in October 1901?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
- Harry Macdonough - The Tale of the Bumble Bee
- Harry Macdonough - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
- Sousa's Band - The Invincible Eagle March
- Harry Macdonough - I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise
- Dan Quinn - Ain't Dat a Shame?