What Happened on October 13, 1903

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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's "Babes in Toyland" premieres in NYC

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)