On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1901

Historical Events

  • First woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel (Anna Taylor)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilda Gray [Marianna Michalska], Polish-born American actress and dancer, born in Krakau, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Henrion, French composer, dies at 82
1901 Highlights

About October 24, 1901

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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