On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola, Spain and Venezuela are elected to the United Nations Security Council

Famous Deaths

  • John Spencer-Churchill, 11th duke of Marlborough, English large landowner, dies at 88
  • Tim Hauser, American jazz singer, dies from cardiac arrest at 72