On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1909

Historical Events

  • Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernd Rosemeyer, German race car driver (Indy 500), born in Lingen, Germany (d. 1938)
  • Dorothy Kingsley, American screenwriter (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • Kalervo Tuukkanen, Finnish composer (Karhunpyynti (The Bear Hunt)) , born in Mikkeli, Finland (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, Danish composer, dies at 76
1909 Highlights

About October 14, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra