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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1909

Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game

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1910

Phil Hanna, River Forest Ill, singer (Once Upon a Tune)

Birth
1910

Nap Lajorie challenges Ty Cobb batting avg with 8 hits, 6 were bunts as Brown's 3rd baseman Red Corriden played deep, Cobb still won

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1910

Donald Coggan, English archbishop of York/Canterbury (Glory of God)

Birth
1912

Millie and Christine, Siamese twins, dies at 61

Death
1914

German troops take Antwerp in World War I

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1914

Roger Goeb, composer

Birth
1914

Edward Andrews, Griffin GA, actor (Tea and Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat)

Birth
1915

Woodrow Wilson becomes 1st pres to attend a World Series game

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1915

Constant A M Cap, Flemish poet/etcher, dies at 73

Death
1915

Gil Anderson races auto (165.1 km record) in Sheepshead Bay, NY

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1915

Louis Kaufmans "Unchastened Woman," premieres in NYC

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1915

Belgrade Serbia, surrenders to Central leaders

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1916

Babe Ruth pitches and wins longest WS game (14 innings) 2-1

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1916

Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings

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1917

Kusuo Kitamura, Japan, 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)

Birth
1917

Hussain Kamil, sultan of Egypt (1914-17), dies at 63

Death
1918

E Howard Hunt, Hamburg NY, involved in Watergate break-in

Birth
1918

Michail V Alekseyev, Russian general (WW I), murdered at 60

Death
1919

Rezso Sugar, composer

Birth
1920

Jens Bjírneboe, Norway, poet/writer (Dikt, Jonas)

Birth
1920

Vivienne Della Chiesa, US, actress (?)

Birth
1920

1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1

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1920

Yusef Lateef, composer

Birth
1921

Babe Ruth's 1st WS homer; only Sunday game ever pitched by Carl Mays

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