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1901 in

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Timeline for 1901
20th century | 1900s

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In 1901, Jack Harkness, who had been buried alive under Cardiff since 27 AD, was recovered by Alice Guppy and the Torchwood Cardiff team when they received a signal from a transmitter hidden on him by John Hart. To avoid a paradox of meeting his younger self, who at this time was on an assignment, Jack asked to be cryo-preserved until he caught up to his proper timeline in the 21st century. (TV: Exit Wounds)

Also during 1901, an English author began writing stories for The Ensign, a magazine for young boys. He later vanished into the Land of Fiction and become the Master of the Land. (TV: The Mind Robber)

The first British submarine was launched. (TV: Enlightenment)

On 20 October, the Lankester sank during its yearly voyage from Madagascar to New Orleans. (AUDIO: Cryptobiosis)

In December of this year, Audrey Whitlock died. (AUDIO: Moonflesh)

On 12 December, while on an expedition to the ruins of Babylon, time sensitive linguist John Lafayette stumbled across the Path to Babylon, circa 570 B.C. (PROSE: Walking to Babylon)