From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1870s  1880s  1890s  – 1900s –  1910s  1920s  1930s
Years: 1898 1899 190019011902 1903 1904

1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday in the Gregorian calendar, and starting on a Monday in the Julian calendar. It was also the first year of the 20th century.

Big Events of 1901[change | change source]

Events[change | change source]

January - June[change | change source]

Edward VII of the United Kingdom becomes King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
The first Australian parliament meets on May 9.
Theodore Roosevelt becomes President of the United States.

July - December[change | change source]

Other Events[change | change source]

Births[change | change source]

January[change | change source]

Ngo Dinh Diem

February[change | change source]

Clark Gable
Mohamed Naguib
Linus Pauling

March[change | change source]

Eisaku Satō

April[change | change source]

Simon Kuznets

May[change | change source]

Gary Cooper

June[change | change source]

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

July[change | change source]

August[change | change source]

Louis Armstrong
Ernest Lawrence

September[change | change source]

Ed Sullivan
Enrico Fermi

October[change | change source]

November[change | change source]

December[change | change source]

Walt Disney
Werner Heisenberg
Marlene Dietrich

Deaths[change | change source]

January - June[change | change source]

Queen Victoria
Giuseppe Verdi
Benjamin Harrison

July - December[change | change source]

Johanna Spyri
William McKinley

Nobel Prizes[change | change source]

Jean-Henri Dunant, who shared the first Nobel Peace Prize with Frederic Passy.