On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1909

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

MLB umpire Tim Hurst instigates a riot by spitting in the face of A's 2nd baseman Eddie Collins who had questioned a call; 2 weeks later Hurst banned for life

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins

1909 Highlights

About August 3, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo