Historical Events In October - 01
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1901 Abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history 1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)
1903 On this day in history "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 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 John Lorne Campbell, folklorist on October - 01.
1907 Plaza Hotel (5th Av & 59th Str, NY) opens on this day in history.
1907 On October - 01 barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase)
1908 First Model T Ford produced in Detroit on this day in history.
1908 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1908 On this day in history herman David Koppel, composer
1909 Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer) on this day in history.
1910 Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (first state fair) on October - 01.
1910 Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair) on October - 01.
1911 On October - 01 united Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day
1911 On October - 01 edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
1911 Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77 on October - 01.
1912 Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season on October - 01.
1914 Daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize) on October - 01.
1916 On October - 01 tibor Reich, textile designer
1917 René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor) on this day in history.
1918 Australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria on this day in history.
1918 On October - 01 sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France
1918 On October - 01 world War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus.
1918 On this day in history antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
1919 On October - 01 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.