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On This Day

October 14

National Dessert Day

1905 New York Giants win the World Series 4 games to 1 over the Philadelphia Athletics at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, New York.

1906 Chicago White Sox win the World Series over the Chicago Cubs 4 games to 2.

1908 The Chicago Cubs win the World Series beating the Detroit Tigers 4 games to 1.

1926 Winnie-the-Pooh is hits book stores

1929 Philadelphia Athletics win the World Series over the Chicago Cubs

1965 Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series over the Minnesota Twins.

1979 Wayne Gretzky scores his first NHL goal he would end his with 894

1982 President Ronald Reagan announces the War On Drugs.

1984 The Detroit Tigers Win the World Series is Board games to 1 Over the San Diego Padres.

1992 The Toronto Blue Jays win their first American League Champion

2003 Steve Bartman costs the Chicago Cubs the National League Championship

Happy Birthday

1939 Ralph Lauren Fashion Designer

1940 Cliff Richard musician

1946 Justin Hayward musician in the band The Moody Blues

1947 Nikolai Volkoff WWE Superstar

1958 Thomas Dolby musician

1964 Jim Rome radio host

1974 Natalie Maines musician in the band Dixie Chicks

1977 Bianca Beauchamp model

1985 Sherlyn González singer actress

1992 Savannah Outen singer