October 1901 calendar

October 1901

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


Historical Events

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
  • 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
  • 24 Oct 1901 Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1901?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Tale of the Bumble Bee
  2. - Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
  3. - The Invincible Eagle March
  4. - I've a Longing in My Heart for You, Louise
  5. - Ain't Dat a Shame?


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?