Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1901 Abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies on October - 01.
1903 On October - 01 1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)
1903 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34) on this day in history.
1904 JB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies on October - 01.
1904 On October - 01 vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
1904 On this day in history william GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76
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 On October - 01 hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907
1906 On this day in history john Lorne Campbell, folklorist
1907 Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens on this day in history.
1907 Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase) on October - 01.
1908 On October - 01 first Model T Ford produced in Detroit
1908 On October - 01 henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825)
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 October - 01.
1908 Herman David Koppel, composer on October - 01.
1909 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer) on October - 01.
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 this day in history united Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
1911 Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- ) on this day in history.
1911 Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77 on October - 01.
1912 On October - 01 yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season
1914 On October - 01 daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize)
1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer on October - 01.
1917 René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor) on October - 01.
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 this day in history.
1918 World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus on this day in history.
1918 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history the birth of Walter Matthau, American film actor
1920 On this day in history dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day