On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • In Amherst, Massachusetts, nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniele Amfiteatrov, Italian composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted