On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1879

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Enquirer publishes first report on Baseball's reserve clause; rights to players retained by team upon the contract's expiration; replaced by free agency
1879 Highlights

About October 1, 1879

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra