On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth hits his 26th HR off Jack Quinn in NY, breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of 25

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Gianni Brera, Italian sports journalist and writer, born in San Zenone al Po, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Johan Kvandal, Norwegian composer, born in Kristiania, Norway (d. 1999)
  • Richard Pool, naval Officer