Historical Events In October - 04
Friday, 07 August 2020
1922 On October - 04 malcolm Baldrige, Conn, US Secretary of Commerce (1981-87)
1923 Young Stribling held light-heavyweight boxing championship for the shortest amount of time (3 hrs). Referee overturns the decision on this day in history.
1923 Young Stribling held light-heavyweight boxing championship for shortest amount of time (3 hrs). Referee overturns decision on this day in history.
1923 Charlton Heston, Ill, actor (10 Commandments, Ben Hur, Planet of Apes) on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history the birth of Charlton Heston, American actor
1924 NY Giants become 1st team to appear in 4 consecutive World Series on this day in history.
1925 Harry Heilmann's 6 hits edges Ty Cobb .393 to .389 as batting champ on October - 04.
1926 Dahlia is officially designated as SF city flower on this day in history.
1927 Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mt. Rushmore on this day in history.
1928 25th World Series begins, NY Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history alvin Toffler, author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave)
1929 John Metzelaar, Dutch/US writer (Report on the Fishes), dies at 37 on October - 04.
1930 On October - 04 a's Jack Quinn, 46, pitches 2 inn, is oldest to play in World Series
1931 On October - 04 " Extra! Extra! Read all about it!" Gumshoe Dick Tracy debuted in The Detroit Mirror. A week later, The New York Daily News and hundreds of others picked up the Chester Gould comic strip.
1931 On this day in history the comic strip Dick Tracy by Chester Gould debuts
1931 On October - 04 dick Tracy comic strip by Chester Gould debuts
1932 Anti-semite Julius Gombos forms new govt in Hungary on October - 04.
1933 Esquire magazine was published for the first time. Considered racy for its time, it pales in comparison to today’ s choices of reading material on October - 04.
1933 On this day in history esquire magazine is 1st published
1936 Italian lire devalued on October - 04.
1937 The birth of Jackie Collins, Novelist on this day in history.
1939 On October - 04 last Polish troops surrender
1940 On October - 04 adolph Hitler & Benito Mussolini confer at Brenner Pass in the Alps
1940 Wrestling returns to Madison Sq Garden after 12 year lay off on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history 12 German aircrafts shot down above England
1942 On October - 04 german assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad
1943 Corsica freed by Free French on this day in history.
1943 On October - 04 richard T Ely, US economist (Ground under our feet), dies
1944 On October - 04 british troops land on Greek continent
1947 On this day in history negro League World Series, NY Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5
1947 On October - 04 max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies
1948 Gordon MacRae hosted the premiere of a radio classic. The Railroad Hour debuted on ABC radio. The theme song was I’ ve Been Working on the Railroad and the show was sponsored by -- get ready America’ s Railroads on this day in history.
1948 Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game on October - 04.
1949 American Contract Bridge League votes 58«% to keep blacks out on this day in history.