On This Day

Historical Events in October 1882

  • Oct 6 1st World Series Baseball Game 1: Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA) beat Chicago White Stockings (NL), 4-0 at Bank Street Grounds, Cincinnati
  • Oct 7 1st World Series Baseball Game 2: Chicago White Stockings (NL) beats Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA), 2-0 at Bank Street Grounds, Cincinnati
  • Oct 14 University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.
  • Oct 16 The Nickel Plate Railroad opens for business.

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Oct 19 Pierre de Brazza meets Henry Morton Stanley

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
Journalist and Explorer
Henry Morton Stanley
  • Oct 28 Athletics reveal $22,000 profit in their 1st season in the American Association