01 - Abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies.0195059123
02 - MIlitary 1st Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow.
04 - Columbia (US) beats Shamrock II (England) in 12th America's Cup.
12 - Theodore Roosevelt renames "Executive Mansion," "The White House".
14 - Justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King," premieres in NYC.
16 - After an afternoon meeting at the White House with Booker T. Washington, President Theodore Roosevelt informally invited Washington to remain and eat dinner with him, making Washington the first black American to dine at the White House with the president. A furor arose over the social implications of Roosevelt's casual act.
18 - Belgium's Louise of den Plas begins activities towards women rights.
19 - Santos-Dumont proves airship maneuverable by circling Eiffel Tower.
19 - Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March," premieres in Liverpool.
24 - Anna Taylor is the 1st woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
24 - Paul Henrion, composer, dies at 82.
26 - 1st use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris.
27 - 1st complete performance of Debussy's "Nocturnes".
29 - Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted. s.sep 06 1901
06 - Kate Greenaway, English children book illustrater, dies at 55.
07 - Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies.
11 - Antonio Zamara, composer, dies at 72.
11 - Maurice Ravel composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres.
16 - 3 autos race on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, fastest speed achieved by Henry Fournier who drives a mile in 51 4/5 seconds.
28 - Gustav Mahler's 4th Symphony in G, premieres.
29 - East 182nd Street in Bronx is paved & opened.
02 - King Camp Gillette b.jan 05 1855-d.1932 begins selling safety razor blades. By the end of 1904 he will have sold 90,000 razors and 12,400,000 blades.
04 - Anne Russell's "Girl & the judge," premieres in NYC.
10 - 1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Fr‚d‚ric Passy).
16 - Boer War Boer general Kritzinger captured.
25 - Boer War Battle at Tweefontein Orange-Free state: Boers surprise attack Brits.
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