On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1928

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat St. Louis Cardinals, 7-3 at Sportsman's Park to become first to sweep consecutive World Series; Babe Ruth hits smashes 3 HRs for Yanks

  • Marcel Pagnol's "Topaz" premieres in Paris

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? 93 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra