What Happened on October 3, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • France & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence
  • Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal & Industrial School
  • NY Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson strikes out 16 Cardinals in a 3-1 Giants victory; new MLB record; finishes the game in 1 hour, 15 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles J. Pedersen, American biochemist (Nobel 1987), born in Pusan, Korea (d. 1989)