On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1909

Historical Events

  • In his 4th title defence Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in the 12th round at Mission St Arena, Colma, California to retain his heavyweight boxing crown
  • Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series

Famous Deaths

  • Jakub Bart-Ćišinski, Sorbian writer, dies at 53
1909 Highlights

About October 16, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra