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What Happened on September 29, 1901

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEnrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi, Italian-American nuclear physicist, gone fission, fermium (Nobel 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 and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra