On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Athletics, 3 - 0 for their 105th win of the MLB season, an AL record until 1927 Yankees 110
  • NY Highlanders last game at Hilltop stadium; beat Washington, 8-6; Brooklyn Dodgers last game at Washington Park; lose 1-0 v NY Giants

Famous Birthdays

  • Fritz Fischer, German physician and Nazi war criminal, born in Berlin (d. 2003)