What Happened on October 6, 1926

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Babe Ruth becomes first MLB player to hit 3 home runs in a World Series game as NY Yankees beat St. Louis Cardinals, 10-5 in Game 4 at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Copeland, American Grammy Award-winning arranger, songwriter, and singer (The Modernaires; Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2022)
  • Cyril Reuben, Welsh classical and session violinist (London Symphony), born in Splott, Cardiff, Wales (d. 1996)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies
  • Karel van den Oever, Flemish author and poet (Geuzenstad), dies at 46
1926 Highlights

About October 6, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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