On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1926

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals beat New York Yankees, 3-2 at Sportsman's Park for 4 games to 3 series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Brown, American singer, songwriter ("Brown Baby"; "Forbidden Fruit"), playwright, and poet, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2005)
  • Ralph Liguori, American auto racer (NASCAR Grand National Series 30 x Top 10; 5 x Top 5 finishes), born in NYC, NY (d. 2020)
  • Richard Jaeckel, American actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima, Sometimes a Great Notion), born in Long Beach, New York (d. 1997)
1926 Highlights

About October 10, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra