Famous People Born on October 2, 1901

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, British test pilot, born in Dunsfold, Surrey (d. 1994)
  • Roy Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 1957)

About October 2, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation

Star Sign: Libra