On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1919

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Cincinnati Reds beat Chicago White Sox, 10-5 at Comiskey Park for a 5-3 series victory; due to 'Black Sox Scandal' last WS to take place without a Commissioner of Baseball in place

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? 102 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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