On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1906

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: In all-Chicago series, White Sox beat Cubs, 8-3 at South Side Park to win title, 4-2; first AL victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Benita Hume, British actress (Tarzan Escapes, High Treason, Halls of Ivy), born in London, England (d. 1967)

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt, German-American political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1975)

  • Hassan al-Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, born in Mahmoudiyah, Beheira, Egypt (d. 1949)
  • Russell Thorson, American radio and television actor (One Man's Family; The Detectives), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (d. 1982)
1906 Highlights

About October 14, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra