On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh Pirates with a team including 5 future Baseball Hall of Famers clinch NL pennant with 9-6 win v Cincinnati Reds; Pirates' last NL pennant until 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • Tom Bosley, American actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote, Fiorello!), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Harteveld, Swedish composer, dies at 68