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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1903

"Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, NYC, light-heavyweight box champ (1932-34)

Birth
1903

1st baseball World Series, Pitts Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)

Event
1904

Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)

Birth
1904

JB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies

Event
1904

William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State, dies at 76

Death
1904

Netherlands and Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor

Event
1906

John Lorne Campbell, folklorist

Birth
1906

Hugh Jennings resigns as Balt manager to take over at Detroit in 1907

Event
1907

Plaza Hotel (5th Av and 59th Str, NY) opens

Event
1907

Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare Engld, actress (Project Moonbase)

Birth
1907

Hiram Fong, (Sen-Cal)

Birth
1907

Oedoen Partos, composer

Birth
1908

1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)

Event
1908

Jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1

Event
1908

Herman David Koppel, composer

Birth
1908

Henry Ford introduces Model T car (costs $825)

Event
1909

Everett Sloane, NYC, actor (Patsy, Citizen Kane, Enforcer)

Birth
1909

Samuel Yorty, Lincoln Neb, (Mayor-LA)

Birth
1910

Regina Rugby Club's 1st game, losing to Moose Jaw Tigers, 16-6

Event
1910

Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair)

Event
1910

Explosion at LA Times (bomb/gas?), kills 21

Event
1911

United Dutch Diamond workers get 8-hr day

Event
1911

Irwin Kostal, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Garry Moore Show)

Birth
1911

Edward P Boland, (Rep-D-MA, 1953- )

Birth
1911

Wilhelm Dilthey, Germ philosopher (Das Leben Schleiermans), dies at 77

Death