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Events in Sport

  • Oct 2 1st rugby match (Twickenham)
  • Oct 8 Chicago Cubs beat NY Giants 4-2 in a playoff to win NL pennant

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oct 9 Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Oct 14 Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
  • Oct 16 Jack Johnson KOs Stanley Ketchel in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Oct 16 Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 8 Bill Hewitt, American professional football player (Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Bay City, Michigan (d. 1947)
  • Oct 14 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
  • Oct 24 Bill Carr, American athlete (d. 1966)