On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 2006

Historical Events

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

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? 14 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio