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On This Day

October 16

National Dictionary Day


1909 Pittsburgh Pirates win their first World Series over Detroit Tigers in a 7 game series

1912 Boston Red Sox win the world series 8 games over the New York Giants

1923 Walt & Roy Disney create The Walt Disney Company

1951 The TTC operated Toronto Island ferry Thomas Rennie is christened

1962 New York Yankees Win Back to Back World Series in 7 games over San Francisco Giants.

1969 New York Mets win thier 1st World Series beating Baltimore Orioles 5 - 3 in 5 games

1971 Isaac Hayes releases Theme From Shaft from the cult classic Shaft.

1983 known as the I-95 World Series The Baltimore Orioles win 4 games 1 Over The Philadelphia Phillies

1988 Ted DiBiase beats Randy Machoman Savage to become WWE King of the Ring

Happy Birthday

1854 Oscar Wilde - Irish Writer

1943 Fred Turner bassets, singer & song writer from the Canadian Band Bachman- Turner Over Drive.

1946 Suzanne Somers actress Threes Company

1958 Tim Robbins Actor, Director known for The Shawshank Redemption, The Player, Cadillac man

1962 Flea bassist from the band Red Hot Chili Peppers

1977 John Mayer musican

1983 Kenny Omega Pro Wrestler for AEW 1 x IWGP Heavyweight Championship

1994 Mary Kate Malat actress in The Joker

1992 Bryce Harper MLB Baseball player plays with the Washington Nationals



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