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 Amfitheatrof [Amfiteatrov], Russian-Italian pianist, conductor, and composer of concert and Hollywood film score music (American Panorama; The Naked Jungle), born in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Czolcosz, American anarchist and assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted after being sentenced to death at 28
1901 Highlights

About October 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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