On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1928

Historical Events

  • Marcel Pagnol's "Topaz" premieres in Paris

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankees sweep Cards in 25th World Series, become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series; Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in game

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer (Kaivos), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 2016)
1928 Highlights

About October 9, 1928

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra