On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1905

Historical Events

  • First league sanctioned Baseball World Series begins; New York Giants (NL) beat Philadelphia A's (AL), 3-0 in Game 1 at Columbia Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard St John, American actor (Born Yesterday, Li'l Abner), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • May Moxon, Scottish dance producer, born in Townhead, Glasgow (d. 1996)
1905 Highlights

About October 9, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra