TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - NEWS IN THE SPOTLIGHT -

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.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1777

The Con­ti­nen­tal Congress — forced to flee in the face of ad­vanc­ing Bri­tish forces — moved to York, Penn­syl­va­nia.

1927

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.

1938

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.”

1949

The Ber­lin Air­lift came to an end.

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