On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1909

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, born in NYC, New York (d. 1996)
  • Kalervo Tuukkanen, Finnish composer, born in Mikkeli, Finland (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Gottfred Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 76