On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1919

Historical Events

  • Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series

Famous Birthdays

  • Irmgard Seefried, German soprano, born K├Ângetried, Bavaria (d. 1988)
  • Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1988)
1919 Highlights

About October 9, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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