On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1926

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball 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

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Copeland, American orchestra leader and singer (Your Hit Parade), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Cyril Reuben, violinist

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? 94 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra