On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1927

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth ties record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Telephone service begins between US & Mexico
  • Tornado strikes St Louis Missouri, 85 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil, triple jumper (Olympic gold 1952, 56)
  • Paul McCloskey, (Sen-R-California)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Achleitner, German writer, dies at 69
  • Willem Einthoven, Dutch physiologist and inventor of the electrocardiodiogram (Nobel Prize in Medicine 1924), dies at 67