On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1901

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, Russian-Italian pianist, conductor and Hollywood film score composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted
1901 Highlights

About October 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio