What Happened on October 19, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March" premieres in Liverpool
  • Santos-Dumont proves airship manoeuverable by circling Eiffel Tower

Famous Birthdays

  • Arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)