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Indians - Notable Historical Events

Christopher ColumbusNov 5, 1492

William PennJun 23, 1683

Andrew JacksonApr 7, 1818

General CusterNov 27, 1868

GandhiFeb 26, 1910

BradmanOct 25, 1947

Hank GreenbergMay 27, 1948

Joe DiMaggioJun 20, 1950

Marlon BrandoMar 27, 1973

Joe CarterJul 19, 1989

Nolan RyanAug 15, 1993

Eddie MurrayMay 14, 1995

Tim RainesSep 30, 1997

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Indians - Historical Events
Date Event
1492-11-05

Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians of Cuba

1503-10-30

Queen Isabella of Spain bans violence against indians

1504-02-29

Columbus uses a lunar eclipse to frighten hostile Jamaican Indians

1512-12-27

The Spanish Crown issues the Laws of Burgos, governing the conduct of settlers with regards to native Indians in the New World.

1528-04-15

Pánfilo the Narváez, Spanish conquistador arrives in Florida with 350 men to a hostile reception from native indians

1626-05-06

Dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets

1630-02-22

Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving

1630-07-12

New Amsterdam's governor buys Gull Island from Indians for cargo, renames it Oyster Island, it is later known as Ellis Island

1636-12-13

The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.

1637-05-26

1st battle of Pequot at Mystic, Connnecticut kills 500 indians

1643-02-25

Dutch US colonists kill Algonquin-indians

1645-08-30

Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))

1646-10-28

First Protestant church assembly for American indians (Massachusetts)

1675-06-20

Abenaki, Massachusetts, Mohegan & Wampanoag indians form anti-English front under Metacom

1675-09-09

New England colonies declare war on Wampanoag indians

1676-02-10

Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

1676-04-18

Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians

1676-07-29

Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians

1676-08-12

1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England

1677-05-29

Treaty of Middle Plantation establishes peace between the Virginia colonists and the local Indians.

1680-08-10

In New Mexico, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads

1680-08-21

Pueblo Indians takes possession of Santa Fé from Spanish

1683-06-23

William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"

1704-02-28

Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 40, kidnap 100

1704-02-29

French & Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 50, abduct 100

1708-08-29

Haverhill, Mass, destroyed by French & Indians

1725-02-20

10 sleeping Indians scalped by whites in New Hampshire for £100 a scalp bounty

1729-11-28

Natchez Indians massacre 138 Frenchmen, 35 French women, and 56 children at Fort Rosalie, near the site of modern-day Natchez, Mississippi.

1736-05-26

Battle of Ackia (La), British & Chickasaw Indians defeat French

1745-11-28

-29] French troops attack indians of Saratoga, NY

1754-06-19

Albany Congress held by seven British colonies & Iroquois indians

1756-04-14

Gov Glen of SC protests against 900 Acadia indians

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1760-08-07

Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians

1763-08-05

Pontiac's War: Battle of Bushy Run - British forces led by Henry Bouquet defeat Chief Pontiac's Indians at Bushy Run.

1778-08-31

British kill 17 Stockbridge indians in Bronx during Revolution

1778-11-11

Iroquois Indians in NY kill 40 in Cherry Valley Massacre

1782-03-08

Gnadenhutten Massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 indians

1791-11-03

Battle at Wabash: indians assault general St Clair/killed 637 soldiers

1794-08-20

Gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio

1804-03-26

Congress orders removal of Indians east of Mississippi to Louisiana

1816-07-27

US troops destroy Fort Apalachicola, a Seminole fort, to punish Indians for harboring runaway slaves

1818-04-07

General Andrew Jackson conquers St Marks Fla from Seminole indians

1818-10-19

US Government & Chicasaw Indians sign a treaty

1825-01-27

U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."

1827-11-15

Creek-indians lose all their property in US

1832-08-27

Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up

1834-01-05

Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell

1835-08-18

Last Pottawatomie Indians leave Chicago

1837-10-01

Treaty with Winnebago Indians

1837-12-25

Battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians

1842-03-17

Indians land in Ohio, a 12 square mile area in Upper Sandusky

1842-08-14

Second Seminole War declared over by Colonel Worth; Indians go on to be removed from Florida to Oklahoma

1844-08-29

1st white-indian lacrosse game in Montreal, Indians win

1847-01-24

1,500 New Mexican Indians & Mexicans defeated by US Col Price

1847-11-29

Indians kill Washington state pioneers Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, and 12 others in Walla Walla Ore

1851-07-23

Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians & US

1852-08-21

Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory.

1856-01-25

Battle of Seattle; skirmish between settlers & Indians

1857-09-11

Mountain Meadows Massacre, Mormons dressed as Indians murder 120 colonists in Utah

1860-04-30

Navaho indians attack Fort Defiance (Canby)

1861-02-13

Col Bernard Irwin attacks & defeats hostile Chiricahua Indians

1861-02-21

Navaho indians elect Herrero Grande as chief

1861-08-12

Skirmish at Texas - rebels are attacked by Apache Indians

1861-09-22

Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians

1862-08-18

Sioux Indians begin uprising in Minnesota (it is later crushed)

1862-12-06

Pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians

1862-12-26

38 Santee Sioux Indians hanged in Mankato Minnesota, due to their uprising

1863-01-29

Battle at Bear River, Washington: US army vs indians

1864-11-29

Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado militia kills about 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians including Cheyenne chief One-Eye

1868-11-27

Battle at Washita River, Oklahoma. General Custer attacks group of Native American Indians, their chief Black Kettle dies in the attack

1873-06-16

Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians

1875-02-25

Kiowa Indians under Lone Wolf (Guipago) surrender at Ft Sill

1876-08-15

US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find

1877-08-10

Big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians

1877-08-22

Nez Perce-indians flee into Yellowstone National Park

1879-04-18

Trial of Standing Bear-Crook on indians citizen rights begins

1882-05-13

Toba indians killed 20 members of French expedition

1885-03-03

Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of fed government)

1887-02-08

Under the Dawes Act indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship

1890-02-10

Around 11 million acres ceded to US by Sioux Indians opens for settlement

1897-03-09

Indians fans start calling the team "Indians" (in 1915 becomes official)

1901-02-02

Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed

1901-05-08

A British appointed commission estimates today that some 1,250,000 Indians have died after a severe drought, lasting since 1899

1901-05-23

Indians score 9 runs after 2 outs in 9th to beat Senators 14-13

1903-05-17

Cleve Indians beat NY Highlanders 9-2 in Columbus Ohio

1906-01-01

The poll tax of £1 per head on all adult male inhabitants of Natal, South Africa, except indentured Indians and married Blacks, imposed by the Natal parliament in 1905, becomes payable.

1910-02-26

Gandhi supports the African People's Organisations resolution to declare the day of arrival of the Prince of Wales in South Africa as a day of mourning in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans in the upcoming Union of South Africa

1910-04-20

Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0

1910-05-12

Phil A's Chief Bender no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0

1912-04-20

Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5

1912-06-07

St Pius X encyclical "On Indians of South America"

1912-08-20

Wash Senator Carl Cushion no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0 in 6 innings

1913-06-14

The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi

1914-05-31

Chicago White Sox Joe Benz no-hits Cleve Indians, 6-1

1914-06-26

The Indian Relief Act, passes after a protracted period of Passive Resistance led by Gandhi; it abolishes a £3 tax imposed on Indians who had not renewed their indentures and recognizes "the validity of Indian customary marriages"

1915-07-19

Wash Nationals steal record 8 bases vs Cleve Indians in the 1st inning

1916-06-18

Yanks score in every inning but 8th to beat Indians 19-3 in baseball

1916-06-26

Cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)

1916-09-24

Indians' Marty Kavanaugh, hits AL's 1st pinch-hit grand slam

1916-09-27

1st Native American Day celebrated, honoring American Indians

1917-08-27

Indians set club record by stealing eight bases in a game

1918-05-24

Cleveland Indians Stan Coveleski sets club record for most innings pitched (19)

1919-05-12

The Transvaal British Indian Association calls a mass meeting to organise opposition to the proposed Asiatics (Land and Trading) Amendment Act; in the Act, Transvaal Indians are prohibited from owning shares in limited companies

1920-08-16

Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality

1920-08-17

In memory of Ray Chapman (died Aug 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians

1920-08-20

Red Sox-Indians game postponed in Boston to allow Indian players to attend Ray Chapman's funeral in Cleveland

1920-10-09

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

1920-10-12

Cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series

1921-03-03

The Asiatic Inquiry Commission, est. by the South African Government, proposes a system of voluntary repatriation and segregation of Indians and prohibit Indians from buying agricultural land in a specified area along the coast

1921-03-05

The Durban Land Alienation Ordinance passes, enabling the Durban City Council to exclude Indians from ownership or occupation of property in white areas, South Africa

1921-06-20

At the Imperial Conference in London, V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, the Indian representative, puts forward a case for the granting of full citizenship rights to Indians in South Africa and other British colonies; the South African Prime Minister, General J.C. Smuts, opposes Sastris resolution, claiming that he cannot grant the franchise to Indians while withholding it from Blacks

1921-07-12

Indians (9) & Yankees (7) combine for an AL record 16 doubles

1921-07-21

Indians (9) & Yankees (7) hit a record 16 doubles

1921-09-26

Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7

1921-09-27

Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds

1923-07-07

Cleve Indians beat Boston Red Sox 27-3 with 13 runs in 6th inning

1923-07-17

Carl Mays gave up 13 runs & 20 hits in 13-0 lose to Indians

1924-06-02

Snyder Act: US citizenship granted to all American Indians

1926-06-05

Indians triple-play Yankees & win 15-3

1926-11-29

Tris Speaker resigns as Indians manager

1928-07-29

Cleve Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game

1929-08-04

Indians, in 9th with 2 outs score 9 to beat Yanks 14-6

1931-06-06

Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians

1932-07-10

Jack Burnett gets 9 hits, Eddie Rommel relieves in 2nd 18-17 victory in 18 as his A's beats Indians in longest relief job

1932-07-31

Cleveland Municipal Stadium opens-Phila A's beat Indians 1-0

1935-08-31

Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleve Indians, 5-0

1935-08-31

White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Indians 5-0

1936-06-07

Yanks beat Indians 5-4 in 16; longest game without a strikeout

1936-07-19

Indians' Bob Feller makes his major league debut in relief

1936-09-09

Yankees sweep Indians, NY clinches pennant on earliest date in history

1937-08-06

Indians overturn Yankees' 7-6 win by a protest

1938-08-27

Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples

1939-05-16

1st AL night game, Phila Shribe Park (Indians 8, Athletics 3 in 10)

1939-06-07

Cleve Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees

1939-06-27

1st night game at Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians 5, Tigers 0)

1939-07-09

A meeting of 6,000 Indians, held at the Indian Sports Ground in Johannesburg South Africa, launch the Passive Resistance Campaign against apartheid and racial policy in South Africa

1939-09-08

Indians Bob Feller, 20, is youngest pitcher to win 20 games

1940-05-24

1st night game at St Louis Sportsman Park (Indians 3, Browns 2)

1941-11-25

Lou Boudreau, 24, becomes Cleveland Indians player/manager

1943-07-02

Indians score 12 runs in 4th inning & beat Yankees 12-0

1946-05-13

Sarwate & Banerjee add 249 for 10th wkt for Indians v Surrey

1946-06-21

Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million

1946-06-22

Bill Veeck purchases Cleveland Indians

1946-06-28

Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins

1946-09-21

Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay

1946-11-01

Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck's right foot is amputated

1947-05-01

Cleve Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stad

1947-07-03

Cleveland Indians purchase Larry Dolby, the 1st black in AL

1947-07-05

Larry Doby signs with Cleveland Indians-1st black player in AL

1947-10-25

Bradman scores 156 for SA v the Indians, 152 mins, 22 fours

1947-11-15

Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG

1948-05-20

Cleve Indians tie AL record of 18 walks (beat Red Sox 13-4)

1948-05-27

Hank Greenberg buys an interest in the Cleveland Indians

1948-07-07

Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige

1948-07-07

Indians sign Satchel Paige at 42

1948-08-05

Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)

1948-08-12

Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game

1948-08-21

Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson

1948-10-04

Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game

1948-10-11

Cleve Indians beat Boston Braves, 4 games to 2 in 45th World Series

1949-05-27

Indians start 12-17, owner Bill Veeck arranges a "Second Opening Day"

1949-05-31

Charley Lupica begins stay on 4 foot square platform atop a 60' pole, vowing to stay until Indians clinch pennant. (They don't, & stays 117 days)

1949-08-20

78,382 watch White Sox play Indians at Cleveland

1949-11-21

Bill Veeck sells Indians for $22 million

1950-01-18

Indians pitcher Bob Feller, after 15-14 season, takes $20,000 salary cut to $45,000, pay cut is Feller's own suggestion

1950-06-18

Cleve Indians score 14 runs in 1st inning, beat A's 21-2

1950-06-20

Joe DiMaggio's 2,000th hit, Yanks beat Indians 8-2

1950-06-23

Indians' Luke Easter hits longest ball in Cleveland Stadium history, 477 feet, into upper deck, Section 4

1950-08-15

Indians make their 1st triple play at Cleveland Stadium

1950-11-10

After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau

1950-12-14

Baseball owners choose Lou Perini (Braves), Phil Wrigley (Cubs), Del Webb (Yankees), & Ellis Ryan (Indians) to select new commissioner

1951-07-12

NY Yankees Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleve Indians, 8-0

1951-08-19

Bill Veeck (Cleveland Indians) sends Eddie Gaedel, a 3'7" little person, to pinch-hit

1951-08-25

Cleveland Indians win 16th straight home game

1952-04-23

Bob Cain of Browns & Bob Feller of Indians each pitch a one-hitter

1952-12-18

Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president

1953-01-08

Indians bar night games with Browns (who refuse to share TV receipts)

1953-06-14

Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight

1953-09-14

Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians

1953-11-27

Indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP

1954-08-31

Indians beat Yanks 6-1 for record tying 26 wins in August (1931 A's)

1954-09-09

Indians becomes 1st Cleveland team to win 100 games in a season

1954-09-12

Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)

1954-09-18

Cleveland Indians clinch AL pennant, beat Tigers (3-2)

1954-09-25

Indians win AL record 111 games

1954-10-02

NY Giants sweep Cleve Indians, in 51st World Series

1956-06-27

Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings

1956-07-06

Indians' Jim Busby hits a grand slam in two consecutive at bats

1956-08-16

Indians' Rocky Colavito hits his 1st grand slam, Cleveland 5, Tigers 4

1957-03-19

Indians reject Boston's offer of $1 million for Herb Score

1957-05-07

Indians' pitcher Herb Score is hit by a line drive off Gil McDougald

1958-08-13

Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2

1958-11-18

Indians minority stockholders sell their stock to William Delay

1960-03-25

Ford Frick voids Indians-Red Sox deal as Sam White retires

1960-04-17

Cleveland Indians trade Rocky Colavito to Tigers for Harvey Kuenn

1962-06-23

Larry Doby retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan

1962-09-29

Indians & Angels set AL record of 40 strikeouts in a doubleheader

1963-07-31

Indians' Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, & Larry Brown hit consecutive home runs in one inning (vs California Angels)

1963-09-06

Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in Major League baseball history

1964-10-16

Indians' directors vote to keep franchise in Cleveland, rejecting bids by Seattle, Oakland & Dallas

1965-09-16

Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0

1966-07-17

Indians set club record by hitting 7 HR in 15-2 win over Detroit

1968-07-04

Arthur Kopit's "Indians" premieres in London

1971-06-21

Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf

1971-09-14

Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings

1972-03-22

Nick Mileti purchases Cleve Indians for $9 million

1972-06-08

Padres draft Dave Roberts #1, Indians draft Rick Manning #2

1972-10-03

Indians set a team record for lowest team batting avg .234

1972-11-27

Yanks trade Ellis, Torres & Spikes to Indians for Nettles & Moses

1973-03-27

45th Academy Awards - "Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win Marlon Brando turns down Oscar for best actor in support of Indians

1973-05-08

Indians holding SD hamlet of Wounded Knee for 10 weeks surrender

1973-05-26

Chicago White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game complete 5/28)

1973-05-28

Chicago White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game started 5/26)

1973-07-03

Brothers Jim & Gaylord Perry face each other for only time, Tigers beat Indians 5-4, as Gaylord loses

1974-04-06

Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1

1974-04-26

Yankees trade Peterson, Beene, Kline & Buskey to Indians for Chambliss, Tidrow & Upshaw

1974-06-04

Never repeated 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland, unruly fans stumble onto field & cause Indians to forfeit the game to Rangers with score tied 5-5 in 9th

1974-10-09

Frank Robinson became 1st Black baseball manager (Cleve Indians)

1977-04-10

Cleveland Indians set club record for longest, 9 inn game (3:17)

1977-06-19

Indians fire manager Frank Robinson & replace him with Jeff Torborg

1977-09-05

Cleveland Indians stage 1st "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night"

1978-07-27

Indians Duane Kuiper is 3rd to hit 2 bases-loaded triples (vs Yanks)

1978-09-01

Indians' Sammy Stewart tosses 7 consecutive strikeouts (vs Balt)

1978-10-01

Yanks lose 9-2 to Indians forcing a playoff game with Red Sox

1980-07-03

73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0

1982-01-29

Wayne Garland, baseball 1st millionaire free agent, waived by Indians

1982-07-04

Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning

1982-12-25

Mudassar Nazar scores century, then Imran Khan rips through Indians

1984-04-27

Cleve Indians beat Detroit Tigers, 8-4, in 19 innings

1984-05-02

Indians' Andre Thornton ties record for most walks (6 in 16 inn)

1984-09-28

Cleve Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10

1985-05-20

Indians-Brewers game at Cleve Stadium is 1st rain-out of 1985, ends record string of 458 ML games since Opening Day without a rain-out

1986-08-21

Red Sox Spike Owens scores 6 runs in a 24-5 rout of Cleve Indians

1986-09-29

Indians Jay Bell is 10th to hit a HR on 1st major league pitch he sees

1988-07-08

Indians' Bud Black sets club record for most batters hit in inning (3)

1989-07-19

Cleveland Indians Joe Carter has his 4th 3 HR game

1990-08-01

Indians' Alex Cole sets club record with 5 stolen bases in one game

1990-12-08

Indians agree to a lease new ballpark in Gateway (Jacobs Field)

1991-05-04

Indians' Chris James sets club record for most RBIs in a game (9)

1991-07-03

Gateway Board of Trustees approve a 20-year lease with Cleve Indians

1991-09-13

Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)

1991-09-18

John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians

1992-04-06

1st game at Camden Field, Balt-Orioles beat Indians 2-0

1992-04-11

Indians set team record for long game loss to Red Sox (19 inn - 6½ hr)

1992-08-07

Cleveland Indians turn a triple play

1993-04-05

73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1

1993-04-08

Indians' Carlos Baerga is 1st to switch hit HRs in same inn (vs Yanks)

1993-05-26

Long fly ball by Indians' Carlos Martinez bounces off Jose Canseco's head & goes over fence for a home run

1993-06-09

Tickets for Indians 1st season in Jacobs Field go on sale

1993-06-17

Indians' Carlos Baerga hits 3 home runs against Detroit

1993-08-15

Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1

1993-08-31

Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

1993-09-04

Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium

1993-09-26

Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4

1993-10-03

Indians play their last game at Cleve Stadium, Chicago wins 4-0

1994-01-02

Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57

1994-01-03

35-foot-tall Chief Wahoo, trademark of Indians on top of Stadium since 1962, is taken down, to be moved to Jacob's Field

1994-02-23

Indians owner Richard Jacobs announces he will pay $10 million to name baseball field (Jacobs Field) at Gateway (becomes official 3/23)

1994-02-24

Scoreboard is unveiled at new Cleve Indians' park (Jacobs Field)

1994-03-17

It is announced there is no smoking in Cleve Indians new ballpark

1994-03-23

Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Indians new ball park at Gateway for $13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field)

1994-04-01

Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza dedicated

1994-04-02

1st exhibition game played at Jacobs Field, Pirates beat Indians, 6-4

1994-04-04

1st game played at Jacobs Field, Indians beat Mariners 4-3 in 11 inn

1994-04-06

1st scheduled Indians night game at Jacobs Field is rained out

1994-04-07

1st night game at Cleveland's Jacobs Field, Indians 6 Seattle 2

1994-04-15

Indians loses 1st game at Jacobs Field, KC wins 2-1

1994-05-13

Indians begin a 18 home game home win streak at Jacobs Field

1994-06-25

Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6

1995-05-03

David Bell debuts for the Indians (3rd generation player, Gus & Buddy)

1995-05-07

Twins beat Indians 10-9 in 17 innings, 6 hours & 36 minutes

1995-05-09

Cleveland Indians tie record of scoring 8 runs before making an out, they beat Twins 10-0

1995-05-14

Eddie Murray of Indians hits his 463rd career home run (ties for 18th)

1995-06-13

Indians' Dennis Martinez no-hits Balt 11-0

1995-06-30

Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

1995-07-21

Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent

1995-08-06

Indians & Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

1995-08-20

Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save

1995-08-23

Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 38th consecutive save

1995-08-25

Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves

1995-09-08

Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title

1995-09-10

Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles

1995-09-11

Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"

1995-09-28

Dennis Martinez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win

1995-09-29

Indians break 1902 Pirates record for largest lead over 2nd-place team (KC) (27½ games)

1995-10-01

Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team

1995-10-28

Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series

1996-06-14

Karl Krikken out handled the ball for Derbyshire v Indians

1996-10-05

Cleve Indians strike out 23 Balt Orioles in 12 inn playoff game

1997-03-25

Indians trade Lofton & Embree to Braves for Grissom & Justice

1997-04-09

Cleve Indians closer Jose Mesa found guilty of rape

1997-09-30

Yanks Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Indians 8-6)

1997-10-15

Cleve Indians beat Balt Orioles 4 games to 2 in ALCS

1997-10-19

700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleve Indians)

1997-10-22

2nd longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins & Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11

1997-10-26

World Series: Fla Marlins beat Cleve Indians, 4 games to 3

2002-05-10

Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season

2013-05-26

The Mumbai Indians defeat the Chennai Super Kings to win the Indian 20/20 Premier League

2016-10-27

Cubs start fast, beat Indians in Game 2 to even up World Series

2016-10-29

Indians shut out Cubs again, take 2-1 World Series lead on Coco Crisp RBI

2016-10-31

Cubs stay alive with win over Indians

2016-11-02

Cubs crush Indians to send World Series to Game 7

2018-01-30

Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms in 2019

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Indians - Notable Birthdays

Eddie MurrayFeb 24, 1956

Indians - Birthdays
Date Event
1534-04-07

Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary (Brazilian Tupi-Indians)

1604-08-05

John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized

1879-11-14

William Lord Wright, The Indians Are Coming

1884-01-26

Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)

1884-02-01

Red Wing, White Fawn's Devotion: A Play Acted by a Tribe of Red Indians in America

1907-08-14

Alexander Grüter, Ten Little Indians

1913-07-28

Duncan Carse, Navajo: The Last Red Indians

1915-02-10

Vladimir Zeldin, Ten Little Indians

1917-05-23

Edward Lorenz, The Revenge of the Dead Indians

1918-10-30

Robert Feller, Van Meter Iowa, MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians, led AL in strikeouts 7 times)

1920-09-22

Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)

1923-04-27

Milan Smith, Incident of the Misplaced Indians

1924-06-29

Ezra Laderman, NYC, composer (Jacob & the Indians)

1924-12-13

Larry Doby, 1st black in baseball's AL (Cleve Indians)

1925-06-16

Richard Jacobs, philanthropist/sports owner (Cleveland Indians)

1926-01-08

Evelyn Lear, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

1929-11-04

Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)

1931-04-24

Lou DiMuro, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1933-06-07

Herb Score, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1940-07-03

Cesar Tovar, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1941-05-10

Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)

1942-06-01

Ken McMullen, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1942-11-19

Larry Haney, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1943-01-06

Adele Palacios, Washington 4, Indians 3

1943-07-04

Adam Hart-Davis, The Indians

1943-10-07

Jose Cardenal, Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Devil Rays

1944-08-20

Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleve Indians)

1947-01-23

Nikolai Korndorf, Ten Little Indians

1947-10-02

Ward Churchill, Images of Indians: How Hollywood Stereotyped the Native American

1951-01-23

Charlie Spikes, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1952-05-15

Rick Waits, baseball pitcher (Rangers, Indians, Twins)

1952-08-20

John Emburey, Match 36: Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians

1955-05-14

[Jose] Dennis Martinez, Nicaragua, pitcher (Orioles, Expos, Indians)

1956-02-24

Eddie Murray, Los Angeles California, 1st baseman (Orioles, Dodgers, Cleve Indians)

1957-06-04

Tony Pena, Monte Cristi Dom Rep, catcher (Cleveland Indians)

1957-9-14

Kepler Wessels, Match 34: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians and Match 35: Royal Challengers Banglore vs Chennai Superkings

1958-09-16

Orel Hershiser, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians)

1959-10-16

Kevin McReynolds, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1959-10-24

Junior Ortiz, Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians

1960-11-21

Mark Eichhorn, Cleveland indians vs. California Angels

1960-12-10

Paul Assenmacher, Detroit MI, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1960-12-10

Paul Assenmacher, Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners

1961-08-23

Julio Franco, Sp de Macrois Dom Rep, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1963-03-01

Tony Castillo, Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians

1963-03-01

Rich Rodriguez, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1963-04-08

Alec Stewart, Match 45: Pune Warriors vs Mumbai Indians

1963-05-14

Pat Borders, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1963-08-08

Ron Karkovice, Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox

1963-09-03

Eric Plunk, Wilmington CA, pitcher (Oakland A's, NY Yankees, Indians)

1964-01-22

Wayne Kirby, Williamsburg VA, outfielder (Cleve Indians, LA Dodgers)

1964-06-11

Raja Choudhury, The Quantum Indians

1964-10-07

Rich DeLucia, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1965-01-02

Greg Swindell, Fort Worth TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, Cleve Indians)

1965-02-10

Lenny Webster, Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians

1965-02-12

Ruben Amaro, US baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1966-01-16

Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)

1966-01-21

Chris Hammond, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1966-02-20

Derek Lilliquist, US baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)

1966-02-27

Pete Smith, Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians

1966-04-28

Jim Poole, Rochester NY, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-05-22

Jose Mesa, Azua Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-06-18

Sandy Alomar, Salinas Puerto Rico, catcher (Cleveland Indians)

1966-08-25

Albert Belle, Shreveport LA, outfielder (Indians, White Sox)

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1967-04-17

Marquis Grisom, Atlanta GA, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, Cleve Indians)

1967-04-24

Omar Vizquel, Caracas Venezuela, shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians)

1967-05-05

Charles Nagy, Fairfield CT, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1967-05-31

Kenny Lofton, E Chicago Indiana, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1968-11-04

Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1969-01-21

Rusty Greer, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1969-04-15

Jeromy Burnitz, Westminster CA, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1969-07-14

Jose Hernandez, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1969-11-27

Tim Laker, Cleveland Indians vs. Texas Rangers

1970-01-23

Alan Embree, Vancouver WA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1970-05-23

Ricky Gutierrez, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1970-08-27

Jim Thome, Peoria IL, infielder (Cleveland Indians)

1970-09-16

Paul Shuey, Lima OH, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1970-11-09

Chad Ogea, Lake Charles LA, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1971-08-07

Dominic Cork, Match 34: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians and Match 35: Royal Challengers Banglore vs Chennai Superkings

1972-05-30

Manny Ramirez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)

1972-9-23

Pep Harris, Cleveland Indians vs. Anaheim Angels

1973-04-17

Sara McIntyre, Two Indians Talking

1973-04-20

Todd Hollandsworth, Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox

1973-05-22

Julian Tavarez, Santiago Dom Rep, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

1976-05-04

Jason Michaels, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1976-12-20

Aubrey Huff, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

1977-02-05

Adam Everett, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

1977-08-17

Mike Maroth, Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

1977-11-13

Kevin Miller, Paper Indians

1978-03-30

Josh Bard, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1979-11-17

Liza Lakhoian, Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story

1979-11-24

Katy Maloney, Cowboys & Indians

1979-9-29

Shelley Duncan, Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants

1981-04-27

Melissa LeClaire, Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story

1985-01-03

Rachael King, 1 Little, 2 Little, 5 Little Indians

1989-08-09

Mathew Medwin, Two Indians Talking

Indians - Notable Deaths

Agatha ChristieJan 12, 1976

Indians - Deaths
Date Event
1636-07-20

John Oldham, trader in Mass, murdered by indians

1676-08-12

King Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death

1833-01-17

William Rush, Indians sculptor (Spirit of the Schuylkill), dies

1838-01-30

Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail

1873-10-03

Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies

1873-11-03

Kintpuash, "Captain Jack", chief of Modoc-indians, dies

1875-11-17

Hilario Ascasubi, Argentina author (pampa, gauchos & indians), dies

1877-09-30

Toohoolhoolzote, prophet of Nez Perce indians, dies in battle

1881-12-17

Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62

1947-04-21

William Lord Wright, The Indians Are Coming

1976-01-12

Agatha Christie, British crime writer ("10 Little Indians"), dies at 85

1982-06-07

Lou DiMuro, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

1989-12-07

Alexander Grüter, Ten Little Indians

1991-12-12

Ken Keltner, US baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 75

1993-03-22

Steve Olin, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 27

1993-03-22

Tim Crews, pitcher (Cleve Indians), drowns at 31

1993-11-04

Cliff Young, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies in car accident at 29

1994-07-14

Cesar Tovar, Cleveland Indians vs. Oakland Athletics

2000-01-11

Bob Lemon, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 79

2001-05-02

Milan Smith, Incident of the Misplaced Indians

2001-05-30

Nikolai Korndorf, Ten Little Indians

2004-05-02

Duncan Carse, Navajo: The Last Red Indians

2008-04-16

Edward Lorenz, The Revenge of the Dead Indians

2012-07-01

Evelyn Lear, Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

2017-08-24

Former Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers GM Joe Klein dies at age 75


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