What Happened on October 8, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series
  • Sea battle at Navarino (Greece freed of Ottoman occupation)

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Duncan, blues drummer, born in McKinney, Texas (d. 1995)
  • C├ęsar Milstein, Argentine scientist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
  • Gigi Durston, Balt Md, singer (Sonny Kendis Show)
  • Jim Elliot, American missionary (d. 1956)
  • Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)