Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1901 On this day in history abdoer-Rahman, emir of Afghanistan, dies
1903 On October - 01 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 this day in history jB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies
1904 On October - 01 vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
1904 William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76 on October - 01.
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 October - 01.
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 On this day in history 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)
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 On October - 01 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 On October - 01 edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )
1911 On this day in history wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77
1912 Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season on this day in history.
1914 Daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize) on October - 01.
1916 Tibor Reich, textile designer on October - 01.
1917 On October - 01 rené A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)
1918 On this day in history australian Light Horsemen take Damascus, Syria
1918 On this day in history sgt. William Merrifield (4th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Abancourt, France
1918 World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus on this day in history.
1918 On October - 01 antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
1919 World Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal) on October - 01.
1920 The birth of Walter Matthau, American film actor on October - 01.
1920 On this day in history dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day