Historical Events In October - 01
Monday, 27 March 2023
1901 On this day in history abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies
1903 1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox) on October - 01.
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 Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen) on this day in history.
1904 William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76 on October - 01.
1905 On this day in history the Grand Trunk assumes control of the 460 mile Canada Atlantic system by agreement dated August 15, 1904.
1905 On this day in history františek Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.
1906 Hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907 on this day in history.
1906 On October - 01 john Lorne Campbell, folklorist
1907 Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens on October - 01.
1907 On October - 01 barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase)
1908 On October - 01 first Model T Ford produced in Detroit
1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825) on October - 01.
1908 On October - 01 jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1
1908 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague) on this day in history.
1908 Herman David Koppel, composer on this day in history.
1909 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer) on October - 01.
1910 On this day in history berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (first state fair)
1910 Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair) on this day in history.
1911 United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day on this day in history.
1911 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- ) on October - 01.
1911 Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 October - 01.
1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer on October - 01.
1917 René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor) on October - 01.
1918 On October - 01 australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria
1918 Sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France on October - 01.
1918 On this day in history world War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus.
1918 On October - 01 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 this day in history.
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