Daily Archives: October 13, 2013

Beatlemania begins during ‘Sunday Night At The London Palladium’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)


Video: 'The Beatles Rare interviews' (Oct. 13, 1963, at 0:30)

(Sunday, October 13, 1963, 8:25-9:25 p.m. BST) — Although The Beatles’ popularity had been growing steadily and to increasingly frantic heights throughout 1963, their appearance tonight on ATV’s Sunday Night At The London Palladium catapulted into the attentions of the mainstream media, who coined the term ‘Beatlemania’ to describe the scenes of screaming fans. Continue reading Beatlemania begins during ‘Sunday Night At The London Palladium’ 50 years ago this hour (1963)

Boston Americans win inaugural World Series 110 years ago today (1903)


Video: '1903 World Series Game 1: Pirates vs Americans/Red Sox'

(Tuesday, October 13, 1903) — The Boston Americans (now Boston Red Sox) today won the 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 at Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds in Boston, in the eighth and deciding game. It would be the first of seven World Series victories by the Boston Red Sox organization (1903-2007).

B’nai B’rith founded in New York City 170 years ago today (1843)


Video: 'Archived Video - The First 160 Years of B'nai B'rith (1843 - 2003)' (Oct. 13, 1843, at 1:30)

(Friday, October 13, 1843) — B’nai B’rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world, was founded today in Aaron Sinsheimer’s cafĂ© in New York City’s Lower East Side by 12 recent German Jewish immigrants to organize Jews of the local community to confront “the deplorable condition of Jews in this, our newly adopted country.”