Historical Events In October - 01
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
1901 On this day in history abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies
1903 On this day in history 1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)
1903 On October - 01 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34)
1904 On October - 01 jB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies
1904 On this day in history vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
1904 On this day in history william GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76
1905 The Grand Trunk assumes control of the 460 mile Canada Atlantic system by agreement dated August 15, 1904 on October - 01.
1905 FrantiĹˇek PavlĂk is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring LeoĹˇ JanĂˇÄŤek to the piano composition 1. X. 1905 on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
1906 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist on this day in history.
1907 Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens on October - 01.
1907 Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase) on October - 01.
1908 On this day in history first Model T Ford produced in Detroit
1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825) on October - 01.
1908 Jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1 on October - 01.
1908 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague) on October - 01.
1908 Herman David Koppel, composer on this day in history.
1909 On October - 01 everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer)
1910 On October - 01 berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (first state fair)
1910 On this day in history berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair)
1911 On October - 01 united Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
1911 On October - 01 edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
1911 On October - 01 wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77
1912 On October - 01 yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season
1914 Daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize) on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history tibor Reich, textile designer
1917 On this day in history renĂ© A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)
1918 Australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria on this day in history.
1918 Sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France on October - 01.
1918 World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus on October - 01.
1918 On this day in history antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
1919 On this day in history world Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal)
1920 On October - 01 the birth of Walter Matthau, American film actor
1920 Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day on October - 01.