Historical Events In October - 14
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1901 Justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history willem A Wagenaar, journalist/writer (Shanghai)
1902 On October - 14 stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
1904 On this day in history karel Srom, composer
1905 NY Giants beats Phila A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series on October - 14.
1906 On this day in history all Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
1906 On this day in history benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)
1907 "Red" McKenzie, jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper) [or 1899] on October - 14.
1908 On this day in history baseball Writers Association of America, forms
1909 Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series on October - 14.
1909 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500) on October - 14.
1909 On this day in history johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 76
1910 Jef Keuleers, Belgian worker's union leader on this day in history.
1911 Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A's, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379) on October - 14.
1911 On this day in history le Duc Tho, North Vietnamese representive at Paris peace talk
1912 On this day in history an assassin shoots Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee. A thick coat and documents he was carrying save his life
1912 Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Sociology of Sex)
1913 On this day in history explosion in coal mine at Cardiff kills 439
1913 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust) on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history german troops occupy Brug
1914 On this day in history brendan Gill, critic
1916 On this day in history sophomore tackle and guard Paul Robeson is excluded from the Rutgers football team when Washington and Lee University refused to play against a black person.
1916 C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89) on October - 14.
1918 Doug Ring, cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's) on this day in history.
1919 Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands) on this day in history.
1919 Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies on October - 14.
1920 On October - 14 part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
1922 On October - 14 first automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in NYC
1922 1st Thom McAn shoe store opens, on Third Avenue NYC on this day in history.
1923 George Elbridge Whiting, composer, dies at 83 on October - 14.
1924 Arnold Schoebergs opera "Die Gluckliche Hand," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
1924 Robert Webber, Santa Ana Calif, actor (79 Park Avenue) on this day in history.
1925 Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee) on this day in history.