On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1901

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Composer Edward Elgar
Edward Elgar
  • Santos-Dumont proves airship manoeuverable by circling Eiffel Tower

Famous Birthdays

  • Arleigh A Burke, Colo, admiral (WW II, Solomon Islands, Navy Cross)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Frederik Tietgen, Danish financier and industrialist (b. 1829)
1901 Highlights

About October 19, 1901

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra