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OCTOBER 7

1857 Moses Fleetwood Walker (Ohio-born African-American Baseball Player) Ohio Sports Figures Baseball African American Sports Figures
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1956 Clarence Birdseye (New York City-born Inventor of Frozen Foods) Clarence Birdseye Foods & Nutrition Inventors & Inventions
1991 Leo Durocher (Massachusetts-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Massachusetts Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
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1904 Yankee Pitcher Jack Chesbro Records His 41st Season Win Massachusetts Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame USA Today
1910 In Minnesota, Forest Fires Destroy the Towns of Baudette and Spooner, Killing 21 People and Burning over 220,000 Acres of Land Minnesota Trees Fire Death Minnesota Historical Society
1916 John W. Heisman's Georgia Tech Team Defeats Cumberland 222-0 College Football Hall of Fame USA Today
1918 Atlanta, GA Bans All Public Gatherings to Prevent Spread of Flu Epidemic Georgia Influenza University of Georgia
1922 World Series First Event Broadcast over a Network of Radio Stations Radio Baseball History of Technology Historic Firsts
1935 Detroit Tigers Win Their First World Series Defeating the Cubs 4-3 in Game 6 Detroit Baseball Major League Baseball State of Michigan
1975 Patent Granted to Ysidro M. Martinez for "Knee Implant Prosthesis" Medical Research Inventors & Inventions Patents & Trademarks USPTO
1984 Walter Payton Passes Jim Brown's NFL Career Rushing Record of 12,312 Yards Football Hall of Fame Football Hall of Fame New York Times

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