1 de enero: en la colonia francesa de Madagascar se inaugura la primera autopista del mundo, con una longitud de 20 km. 6 de enero: Filipinas rechaza la «tutela» estadounidense. Comienza la Guerra Filipino-Estadounidense. En Texas ( Estados Unidos) se encuentra petróleo el 10 de enero de 1901.
1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1901st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 901st year of the 2nd millennium, the 1st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1900s decade.
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"1901" is a song by French indie pop band Phoenix. It was released as the lead single from their fourth studio album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, on 23 February 2009. It peaked at number 73 in Canada and number 84 in the United States, making "1901" the band's first song to chart there. It also reached number one on the US Alternative Songs chart. The song has been covered by English singer Birdy.
It was released in February 2009 as the album's lead single, originally as a free download from the band's official website, but was issued as a retail single due to the song's popularity. A black-and-white music video for the song was released in May. In July, the song entered the U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs chart, where it later reached number one, becoming only the fourth independent label single to achieve the feat. The single was re-issued in the UK in February 2010. According to lead
The song has received very positive reviews from music critics, with Pitchfork Media's Jason Crock chose the song as a "Best New Track" and added that it's "just as smooth and spirited and dementedly catchy as any of their best singles." The Village Voice's Pazz & Jop critics' poll ranked "1901" at number two to find the best music of 2009, after Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind". In October 2009, "1901" ranked number 228 in Pitchfork's list of "The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s," the fifth-highest p
The song is featured in episodes of Friday Night Dinner, Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, The Vampire Diaries and Hellcats, the trailer for the film New York, I Love You, television advertisements for PlayStation and the 2010 Cadillac SRX, and appears on the soundtrack to the NHL 2K10 video game. An edited version is also used as the theme tune for BBC Radio 5 Live's 6-0-6 football phone-in show. Samples from the song were also used for the track "Triple Double" from Girl Talk's fifth studio album, A
1901 is an alternate history novel by Robert Conroy. It was the first novel by Conroy, a retired business and economic Michigan professor.. It was first published in hardcover by Lyford Books in June 1995; a Science Fiction Book Club edition followed in August of the same year and then a paperback edition from Presidio Press in 2004.
- Robert Conroy
«1901» es una canción de la banda francesa de rock alternativo Phoenix incluida en su cuarto álbum de estudio, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.Fue lanzado el 23 de febrero de 2009  como primer sencillo del álbum, originalmente como descarga gratuita desde el sitio web oficial de la banda, pero fue publicado como promocional debido a la popularidad de la canción.
On January 1, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia, and Tasmania form the Commonwealth of Australia. John Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow becomes the first Gov...In the United Kingdom, on January 22, Queen Victoria dies at the age of 81, having reigned for 63 years, 7 months and 2 days, longer than any British monarch before her. In the United Kingdom and t...In China, the Boxer Rebellion is crushed and China is forced to accept Peace terms decided by Western Powers, Japan and Russia.25th President of the United States, William McKinley, is shot by Leon Czolgosz at the Pan-American exposition in Buffalo, New York and dies 8 days later. Theodore Rooseveltsucceeds him as president.
- Big Events of 1901
- Nobel Prizes
January - June
1. January 1 – First day of the 20th century. 2. January 1 – Australia becomes a country, as New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania form the Commonwealth of Australia. 3. January 1 – Nigeriabecomes a British Protectorate. 4. January 5 – A typhoid outbreak occurs in a Seattlejail. 5. January 10 – China accepts Peace terms by Western Powers, Japan and Russia, as the Boxer Rebellionis crushed. 6. January 22 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom di...
July - December
1. July 4 – The Covered Bridge at Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada, is opened. At 390 metres long, it is the longest covered bridge in the world. 2. July 4 – William Taft becomes Governor-General of the Philippines. 3. August 6 – Robert Falcon Scott, on board the RRS Discovery, sets sail on his expedition to the Ross Sea in Antarctica. 4. August 11 – Under Erich von Drygalski, Germany's first Antarctic expedition begins. 5. August 30 – Hubert Cecil Booth patentsan electric vacuum cleaner. 6. S...
1. Boer War (1899 - 1902) 2. Norway allows womento vote in local elections. 3. Pablo Picassocreates the first paintings of his Blue Period. 4. Rudyard Kipling's Kim (book)published.
January - June
1. January 3 – Ngo Dinh Diem, 1st President of South Vietnam (d. 1963) 2. January 9 – Chic Young, American cartoonist (d. 1973) 3. January 9 – Ishman Bracey, American blues singer and guitarist (d. 1970) 4. January 10 – Toshio Irie, Japanese politician and bureaucrat (d. 1972) 5. January 14 – Bebe Daniels, American actress (d. 1971) 6. January 14 – Alfred Tarski, Polish logician and mathematician (d. 1983) 7. January 16 – Frank Zamboni, American inventor (d. 1988) 8. January 16 – Fulgencio Ba...
July - December
1. July 9 – Barbara Cartland, British novelist (d. 2000) 2. July 28 – Rudy Vallee, American singer, actor, bandleader and entertainer (d. 1986) 3. August 4 – Louis Armstrong, American jazz musician (d. 1971) 4. August 5 – Thomas Ryan, American naval officer (d. 1970) 5. August 8 – Ernest Lawrence, American physicist (d. 1958) 6. August 10 – Franco Dino Rasetti, Italian scientist (d. 2001) 7. August 18 – Jean Guitton, French writer and philosopher (d. 1999) 8. August 20 – Salvatore Quasimodo,...
January - June
1. January 11 – Vasily Kalinnikov, Russian composer (b. 1866) 2. January 14 – Victor Balaguer, Spanish politician and writer (b. 1824) 3. January 17 – Frederic William Henry Myers, English scholar, poet, philosopher and psychologist (b. 1843) 4. January 20 – Zenobe Gramme, Belgian electrical engineer (b. 1826) 5. January 21 – Elisha Gray, American inventor (b. 1835) 6. January 22 – Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom and Empress of India (b. 1819) 7. January 27 – Giuseppe Verdi, Itali...
July - December
1. July 6 – Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfuerst, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819) 2. July 7 – Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer (b. 1827) 3. August 5 – Victoria, Princess Royal (b. 1840) 4. August 12 – Francesco Crispi, former Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1819) 5. August 12 – Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, Swedish explorer (b. 1832) 6. September 9 – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter (b. 1864) 7. September 14 – William McKinley, 25th President of the United States (assassinated) (b. 1843)...Physics – Wilhelm Conrad RoentgenChemistry – Jacobus Henricus van 't HoffPhysiology or Medicine – Emil Adolf von BehringLiterature – Sully Prudhomme