What Happened on October 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • First Royal Naval submarine launched at Barrow

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Stark Draper, Windsor Missouri, American Scientist and Engineer who headed the team that invented the Apollo Guidance Computer and inertial navigation technology for aircraft, space vehicles, and submarines
  • Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot
  • [Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)