On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1929

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs
  • Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan and drives out Habibullah Ghazi

Famous Birthdays

  • Didi [Waldyr Pereira], Brazilian footballer, born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)