On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1944

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Newspaper editor Alejandro C√≥rdova assassinated in Guatemala
  • St Louis Browns beat New York Yankees 5-2 at Sportsman's Park III to win their only AL pennant; lose World Series 4-2 to neighbour Cardinals

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Parritt, US soul singer (Toys-Lover's Concerto)
  • Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad, American singer (Persuasions-Spread the Word)