On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1903

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

First Baseball World Series game ever played; Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Americans 7-3 at Huntington Avenue; Jimmy Sebring hits first home run; Deacon Phillippe is winning pitcher and Cy Young the loser

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

Famous Birthdays

  • George Coulouris, British actor (Runaway Bus), born in Manchester, England (d. 1989)
1903 Highlights

About October 1, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra