On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Largest baseball crowd ever 38,281 (Polo Grounds) see Giants beat A's, 2-1 (gate is record $77,379)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975), born in Nam Định Province, French Indochina (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • John Marshall Harlan, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1833)