Historical Events for March 1901
Events 1 - 17 of 17
2nd - Hawaii's 1st telegraph company opens
2nd - The United States Congress passes the Platt amendment, limiting the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for the withdrawal of American troops.
3rd - Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Dept of Commerce
4th - 1st advanced copy of inaugural speech (Jefferson-Natl Intelligencer)
4th - President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president; Theodore |Roosevelt serves as Vice President
4th - Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends
6th - In Bremen an assassin attempts to kill Wilhelm II of Germany.
11th - Cincinnati Enquirer reports Balt mgr John McGraw signed Cherokee Indian Tokohoma, who is really black 2nd baseman Charlie Grant
12th - Ground is broken for Boston's 1st AL ballpark (Huntington Ave Grounds)
14th - 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A
14th - Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria
15th - Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race Mar 16th
25th US President William McKinley 17th - Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands
17th - A showing of seventy-one Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, 11 years after his death, creates a sensation.
23rd - Dame Nellie Melba, reveals secret of her now famous toast
25th - 55 die as Rock Island train derailed near Marshalltown, Iowa
29th - Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first election of its parliament