On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1871

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Athletics beat Chicago for 1st National Association baseball pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Buck Freeman, American baseball outfielder (World Series 1903; HR leader 1899, 1903; AL RBI leader 1902, 03; Boston Americans), born in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania (d. 1949)
1871 Highlights

About October 30, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 149 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio