On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1916

Historical Events

  • In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3

Famous Birthdays

  • Benson Fong, American actor (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1987)
  • Scott Huston, American composer, born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1991)
1916 Highlights

About October 10, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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