On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1928

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 25th World Series begins at Yankee Stadium with Bronx Bombers beating St Louis Cardinals, 4-1; sweep series for 2nd consecutive year
  • KPD begins petition against Germany building a battle fleet

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Toffler, author (Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Torben Ulrich, Danish musician, writer, filmmaker and tennis player