On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1869

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Red Stockings play their first official game as the sport's first professional side against the Great Western Base Ball Club winning 45-9
  • Cincinnati Reds play their 1st baseball game, win 45-9 against the Great Western Base Ball Club
  • The Naval Battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.
1869 Highlights

About May 4, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 151 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus