On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1908

Historical Events

  • Chicago Cubs beat Detroit Tigers, 2-0 at Bennett Park, Detroit to clinch World Series, 4-1; 6,210 fans is smallest crowd in World Series history
  • Upset over seating arrangements at the Baseball World Series, sports reporters form a professional group that will become Baseball Writers Association of America

Famous Birthdays

  • Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress, born in Granger, Utah (d. 2003)
1908 Highlights

About October 14, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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