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
1927 Highlights

About September 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 93 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra