On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1881

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonid Sabaneyev, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1968)

Person of interestWilliam Boeing

William Boeing, American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1956)

Aviation Pioneer William Boeing
Aviation Pioneer
William Boeing

1881 Highlights

About October 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra