On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1910

Historical Events

  • Blanche Scott becomes the first woman to fly at a public event in the US at Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens with 200 chambers and 100 bathtubs
  • World Series Baseball, West Side Park, Chicago: Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs, 7-2 in Game 5 to win their first title, 4-1

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
1910 Highlights

About October 23, 1910

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio