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  • Paris, France
    Saturday Oct 19, 1901

    Eiffel Tower

    Alberto Santos-Dumont, flying his No.6 airship, won a 100,000-franc prize

    Paris, France
    Saturday Oct 19, 1901

    On 19 October 1901, Alberto Santos-Dumont, flying his No.6 airship, won a 100,000-franc prize offered by Henri Deutsch de la Meurthe for the first person to make a flight from St. Cloud to the Eiffel Tower and back in less than half an hour.




  • South Africa
    Thursday Oct 24, 1901

    Second Boer War

    Battle of Driefontein

    South Africa
    Thursday Oct 24, 1901

    Several battles of importance were fought here between September 1901 and March 1902. at Driefontein on 24 October




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