March 1901 in history

March 1901 events chronologically

Mar 1 The Australian Army is formed
Mar 2 The U.S. Congress passes the Platt Amendment limiting the autonomy of Cuba, as a condition of the withdrawal of American troops
Mar 23 Emilio Aguinaldo, only President of the First Philippine Republic, was captured at Palanan, Isabela by forces of General Frederick Funston
Mar 31 1901 Black Sea earthquake

Top 7 most famous people born in March 1901

Mar 3 Claude Choules an English Australian who was the last combat veteran of the First World War, and the last military witness to the scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow. He was also the last veteran to have served in both world wars, and the last seaman from the First World War. At the time of his death, he was also the third oldest verified military veteran in the world and the oldest known living man in Australia. He was the seventh-oldest living man in the world. Choules became the oldest man born in the United Kingdom following the death of Stanley Lucas on 21 June 2010. Choules died in Perth, Western Australia, at the age of 110. He had been the oldest British-born man; following his death, that honour went to the Reverend Reginald Dean. In December 2011, the landing ship HMAS Choules was named after him, only the second Australian Navy vessel named after a sailor
Mar 14 János Esterházy a prominent ethnic Hungarian politician in mid-war Czechoslovakia and later in the First Slovak Republic. Member of the Czechoslovak parliament and the Slovak Assembly. After war, he was illegally deported to the Soviet Union, sentenced in trumped-up trial and imprisoned. In the meantime, he was sentenced in absence to death by the National Court in Bratislava for the treason of the state, collaboration with enemy, breaking Czechoslovakia and his participation on anti-democratic regime as a deputy of the Slovak Assembly. The sentence was not executed because of presidential pardon after his return to Czechoslovakia from Soviet Union. He died in prison in 1957
Mar 18 Manly Palmer Hall a Canadian-born author and mystic. He is best known for his 1928 work The Secret Teachings of All Ages
Mar 24 Ub Iwerks a two-time Academy Award winning American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effects technician, who co-created Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse with Walt Disney.
Mar 25 Ed Begley an American actor of theatre, radio, film, and television.
Mar 27 Carl Barks an American cartoonist, author, and painter. He is best known for his comics about Donald Duck and as the creator of Scrooge McDuck. He worked anonymously until late in his career; fans dubbed him The Duck Man and The Good Duck Artist. In 1987, Barks was one of the three inaugural inductees of the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame
Mar 27 Eisaku Satō a Japanese politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Japan, elected on 9 November 1964, and re-elected on 17 February 1967, and 14 January 1970, serving until 7 July 1972.

Top 7 most famous people died in March 1901

Mar 2 George Mercer Dawson a Canadian scientist and surveyor. He was born in Pictou, Nova Scotia, the eldest son of Sir John William Dawson, Principal of McGill University and his wife, Lady Margaret Dawson. By age 11, he was afflicted with tuberculosis of the spine that resulted in a deformed back and stunted his growth. However, his physical limitations did not deter Dawson from becoming one of Canada's greatest scientists
Mar 5 Friedrich Karl Biedermann a German professor, politician, and publisher who greatly aided the Liberal movement in Germany during the process of German Unification.
Mar 8 Peter Benoit a Flemish composer of Belgian nationality.
Mar 8 Aleksander Gierymski a Polish painter of the late 19th century. He was the younger brother of Maksymilian Gierymski
Mar 13 Benjamin Harrison the 23rd President of the United States ; he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison. Harrison had become a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the American Civil War, he served the Union for most of the war as a colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865. Afterwards, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana but was later elected to the U.S. Senate by the Indiana legislature
Mar 13 Princess Januária of Brazil a Brazilian princess and Portuguese infanta. She was the second daughter of Pedro I of Brazil and IV of Portugal and his wife Maria Leopoldina, Archduchess of Austria
Mar 23 Konstantin Stoilov a leading Bulgarian politician and twice Prime Minister. Simeon Radev described him as the most European-like of all Bulgarian politicians