What Happened on October 19, 1901

Historical Events

Music History

Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March" premieres in Liverpool, England

  • Santos-Dumont proves airship manoeuverable by circling Eiffel Tower

Famous Birthdays

  • Arleigh Burke, American admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross), born in Boulder, Colorado (d. 1996)
Born in 1901

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)

About October 19, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra