On This Day

October 8, 1929 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs

Birthdays in Sport

  • Didi (Waldyr Pereira), Brazilian soccer midfielder (68 caps; Fluminense), born in Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil (d. 2001)