On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1903

Historical Events

  • Boston Americans win the inaugural Baseball World Series; beat Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 in Game 8 at Huntington Avenue for a 5-3 series victory; winning pitcher Bill Dinneen
  • Victor Herbert and by Glen MacDonough's operetta "Babes in Toyland" premieres at Majestic Theater, New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, born in Aarhus (d. 1986)
  • Patsy Moran, American actress (Children of the Wild), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1968)
1903 Highlights

About October 13, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra