- 1903 Boston Americans win the inaugural Baseball World Series; beat Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 in Game 8 at Huntington Avenue for a 5-3 series victory; winning pitcher Bill Dinneen
- 2019 Simone Biles becomes the most decorated gymnast in history when she wins record 25th medal at the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany
First electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle obtained by Dr. F.A. Murphy, working at the C.D.C.
On October 13, 1976
1st military use of trained dolphins (US Navy in Persian Gulf)
On October 13, 1987