On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1886

Historical Events

  • "World Championship" Baseball Series, Sportsman's Park, St. Louis: St.L Browns edge Chicago White Stockings, 4-3 in 10 innings in Game 6 to take series, 4-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Lena Blackburne, American baseball infielder, manager, coach (Chicago WS; discovered rubbing clay to take the shine off baseballs), born in Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Nepomuk Kafka, Bohemian pianist and composer, dies at 67
1886 Highlights

About October 23, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio