On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1927

Historical Events

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankees slugger Babe Ruth smacks his MLB record 60th home run off Tom Zachary in 8th inning of New York's 4-2 win over Washington Senators at Yankee Stadium

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Hossein Dehlavi, Persian composer, conductor and teacher (Sarbaz; Plectrum Orchestra), born in Tehran, Persia (d. 2019)
  • W. S. Merwin, American poet

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Garman, American zoologist, ichthyologist, herpetologist, and namesake of a Jamaican lizard, dies at 84
1927 Highlights

About September 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 94 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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