TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 30, 1947
The World Series was broadcast on television for the first time; the New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers 5-3 in game 1.
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The Continental Congress — forced to flee in the face of advancing British forces — moved to York, Pennsylvania.
Babe Ruth of the Yankees hit his 60th homer of the season to break his own major-league record during a 4-2 victory over the Washington Senators.
After co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said, “I believe it is peace for our time.”
The Berlin Airlift came to an end.