On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 2
  • Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock
  • Yanks rally for 3 in 9th & beat Royals 5-3 for pennant #31

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Roberts, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles), born in Durham, North Carolina