On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1910

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Blanche Scott becomes the first woman to fly at a public event in the US at Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series
  • Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens with 200 chambers and 100 bathtubs

Famous Birthdays

  • Hayden Rorke, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, When Worlds Collide), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • Rama V [Chulalongkorn], King of Thailand (1868-1910), dies at 57