1901 in the United States

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1901 in the United States
Years: 1898 1899 190019011902 1903 1904

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Events from the year 1901 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January 10: Oil in Texas.

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 3: The Great Fire of 1901 begins.

July–September[edit]

September 6: President McKinley is shot.
September 14: "Teddy" Roosevelt succeeds McKinley.

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • July 22 – Pancho Barnes, pioneer aviator (died 1975)
  • July 30 – John A. Carroll, United States Senator from Colorado from 1957 till 1963. (died 1983)
  • August 3 – John C. Stennis, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1947 till 1989. (died 1995)
  • August 23 – John Sherman Cooper, United States Senator from Kentucky 1946-1949, 1952-1955 and 1956-1973. (died 1991)
  • September 28 – Ed Sullivan, entertainment writer and television host (died 1974)
  • December 5 – Walt Disney, business magnate, animator, producer, director, screenwriter and voice actor (died 1966)

Deaths[edit]

  • January 6 – James W. Bradbury, United States Senator from Maine from 1847 till 1853. (born 1802)
  • March 13 – Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States from 1889 till 1893 and United States Senator from Indiana from 1881 to 1887. (born 1833)
  • September 14 – William McKinley, 25th President of the United States from 1897 till 1901. (born 1843)
  • November 26 – John Denny, buffalo soldier and Medal of Honor recipient (born 1846)

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