On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1912

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)
1912 Highlights

About October 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra