On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 2006

Historical Events

  • St. Louis beats Detroit Tigers, 4-2 in Game 5 at Busch Stadium to win Cardinals' 10th Baseball World Series; Cards infielder David Eckstein MVP

Famous Deaths

  • Brad Will, American anarchist and independent journalist (b. 1970)
  • Joe Niekro, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1979; NL wins leader 1979; Houston Astros; World Series 1987; NY Yankees), dies from a brain aneurysm at 61
  • Marlin McKeever, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1966; LA Rams), dies from injuries suffered in a fall at 66
2006 Highlights

About October 27, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio