November 28, 2021

Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1850s - 1860s - 1870s - 1880s - 1890s - 1900s - 1910s - 1920s - 1930s - 1940s years - 1950s Years: 1896 - 1897 - 1898 - 1899 - 1900 - 1901 - 1902 - 1903 - 1904 - 1905 - 1906 The year 1901 was the first year of the 20th century and the second year of the 1900s.


Fixed date events

January 1 - Proclamation of the Commonwealth of Australia. January 22 - Queen Victoria of Great Britain dies after 63 years and 7 months of rule, VII. Edward follows on the throne. March 31 - The German company Daimler unveils its new car model in Nice, which is named Mercedes after the customer - the daughter of Emil Jelli. April 11 - The Hungarian national football team matches the English club team Richmond AFC in Budapest. The result is 0-4. April 19 - New constitution in Serbia. (A bicameral parliament is introduced, the constitution is more liberal in some respects than the previous one, but gives the king more power.) April 30 - The first Hungarian moving film, Dance by Béla Zsitkovszky, is screened at the Urania Hungarian Scientific Theater. July 22 The House of Lords accepts the so-called anti-union Taff Vale law. Miklós Horthy in Arad marries the daughter of János Purgly and Ilona Vásárhelyi, the landowner and Member of Parliament of Arad County, Magdolna Purgly. (The young couple goes on a honeymoon to Semmering and then settles in Pula. 4 children are born from the marriage.) August 28 - Salima Masamba, Queen of Moheli, marries Camille Paule, a French gendarmerie, on the French island of Réunion. September 14 - US President William McKinley is assassinated, succeeding Theodore Roosevelt. September 25 - Britain declares the former kingdom of Ashanti a colony on the Golden Coast after long battles. October 15 - The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, formed in February of the year, gives an independent concert.

Events with an indefinite date

during the year - In Września (Wreschen), school children go on strike to protest against the Germanization of primary schools and the banning of the Polish language in religious education. Polish students' anti-dust strike in Poznań. Stanisław Wyspiański, the innovator of Polish theater, drama “The Wedding” is presented.

Topics of the year

List of Heads of State in 1901

1901 in aviation

1901 in rail transport

1901 in Cinematography

Photographer Béla Zsitkovszky on the terrace of the Urania Science Promotion Theater (today's Film Theater) and other venues with a parade cast entitled The Dance (Lujza Blaha, Sári Fedák, Gyula Hegedűs) is shooting a 27-minute film about the performance of Gyula Pekár April 30 - Dance films are shown in Urania. May 1 - The Venetian Café opens with “Pictures from America” as the Tisza cinema advertises, calling the film a picture. For the first time in Georges Méliès's film The Man with the Rubber Head, he uses fart, that is, a recording machine moving on rails.

1901 in the literature

Géza Gárdonyi's novel The Stars of Eger will be published in Budapest

1901 in music

March 31 - Antonín Dvořák's opera Ruszalka is presented at the National Theater in Prague.

1901 in science

November 15 - Miller Reese patents an electric hearing aid. For the first time, the Swedish Academy of Sciences awards the Nobel Prizes. Ivan Petrovics Pavlov begins his experiments with conditional

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