On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1903

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Baseball's National & American Leagues make peace
  • Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchase the American League's Baltimore baseball franchise for $18,000 and move it to NYC (later the NY Yankees)
  • Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota, established

Famous Birthdays

  • Hem Vejakorn, Thai illustrator, born in Bangkok, Thailand (d. 1969)