What Happened on October 3, 1919

Historical Events

  • Cuban Dolf Luque becomes first Hispanic player to appear in Baseball World Series; pitches 1 inning of relief in Cincinnati Reds' 3-0 defeat to Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park
  • Serbian, Croatian and Slavic Parliament passes an accord for an 8 hr work day

Famous Birthdays

  • James M. Buchanan, American economist (Nobel Memorial 1986), born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee (d. 2013)
  • Jean Lefebvre, French actor (Diabolical, Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?), born in Valenciennes, Nord, France (d. 2004)
  • John Boyd [Boyd Bradfield Upchurch], American sci-fi author (The Last Starship from Earth), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2013)
  • Walter Gieseler, German composer, born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1999)

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Brink Towner, American hymn composer, dies at 69
1919 Highlights

About October 3, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra