On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra hits the first pinch-hit home run in Baseball World Series history off Ralph Branca in the 7th inning of a 9-8 loss to the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 3

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted

Famous Deaths

  • Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)