What Happened on October 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • First Royal Navy submarine launched at Barrow-in-Furness

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Stark "Doc" Draper, American Scientist and Engineer who headed the team that invented the Apollo Guidance Computer and inertial navigation technology for aircraft, space vehicles, and submarines, born in Windsor, Missouri (d. 1987)
  • Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot
  • [Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)