On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1901

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEnrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi, Italian-American nuclear physicist, gone fission, fermium (Nobel Prize 1938), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1954)

Father of the Atomic Bomb Enrico Fermi
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Enrico Fermi
  • Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher and activist (d. 1981)
1901 Highlights

About September 29, 1901

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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