On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1908

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)
  • University of Alberta opens

Famous Deaths

  • Jadwiga Ɓuszczewska, Polish poet, dies at 74