On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1926

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5

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? 93 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra