Events in Sport on October 10

  • October
  • 1892 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan
  • 1899 African-American inventor Issac R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame
  • 1904 Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant
  • 1904 Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089
  • 1916 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
  • 1920 Phoenix Cardinals (then in Chicago) play 1st NFL game, a 0-0 tie
  • 1920 Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
  • 1920 Indian's Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st World Series grand slam
  • 1921 NFL Decatur Staleys become Chicago Staleys, win 14-10
  • 1923 NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
  • 1924 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
  • 1926 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
  • 1931 St Louis Cards beat Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
  • 1937 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series
  • 1945 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
  • 1948 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland

  • 1949 3rd NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: All-Stars beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-1
  • 1951 Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game
  • 1956 On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
  • 1957 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
  • 1957 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
  • 1960 Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards
  • 1961 Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets

Sport awardNHL All-Star Game

1964 18th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: All-Stars beat Toronto, 3-2; MVP: Jean Beliveau, Montreal, C

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau
  • 1964 XVIII Summer Olympic Games open in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
  • 1971 Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
  • 1973 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2
  • 1974 US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series
  • 1976 Greece's 98 year-old Dimitrion Yordanidis, is oldest man to compete in a marathon; he finishes in 7:33
  • 1978 Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75
  • 1979 Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
  • 1980 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat New York Yankees, 3 games to 0
  • 1982 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • 1982 MLB American League Championship: Milwaukee Brewers beat California Angels, 3 games to 2
  • 1983 Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers
  • 1990 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2002 Former cricketer Imran Khan elected to the Pakistani Parliament after winning the seat of Mianwali-I

Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan
Cricketer and Prime Minister of Pakistan
Imran Khan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2004 Having already clinched his record 7th F1 World Drivers Championship, German Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher wins a record 13th race of the season with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher