October 2, 1901 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

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

Birthdays in History

  • 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)