On This Day

September 27, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sandy Koufax sets NL strikeout season record at 269

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax
  • Sierre Leone becomes 100th member of UN

Birthdays in History

  • Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer

Deaths in History

  • Hilda Doolittle, American poetess (Bid Me to Live), dies at 75