On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1901

Famous Birthdays

  • Gustav Knuth, German actor (Sissi, Freddy Unter Fremden), born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1987)
  • Vittorio De Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, SciusciĆ ), born in Sora, Lazio (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Johanna Spyri, Swiss children's book author (Heidi), dies at 74
1901 Highlights

About July 7, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 120 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer