On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1901

Historical Events

  • Battle at Bakenlaagte: Lieutenant-Colonel Benson's British unit vs Boers

Famous Deaths

  • ... Opperman, South African Boer general (Spy), killed in battle
  • U Benson, British lt-col (Magers' fountain), killed in battle
1901 Highlights

About October 30, 1901

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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