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Today is Satur­day, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2017. There are 92 days left in the year.

On 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 (the Yan­kees went on to win the Se­ries four games to three).

In 1777, the Con­ti­nen­tal Congress — forced to flee in the face of advancing Bri­tish forces — moved to York, Penn­syl­va­nia.

In 1846, Bos­ton den­tist Wil­liam Mor­ton used ether as an anes­thetic for the first time as he ex­tracted an ul­cer­ated tooth from mer­chant Eben Frost.

In 1917, leg­endary jazz drum­mer and band­leader Bernard "Buddy" Rich was born in Brook­lyn, New York.

In 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.

In 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."

In 1952, the mo­tion pic­ture "This Is Cin­erama," which in­tro­duced the triple-cam­era, triple-pro­jec­tor Cin­erama widescreen process, pre­miered at the Broad­way The­atre in New York. In 1955, ac­tor James Dean, 24, was killed in a two-car col­li­sion near Cho­lame, Cal­i­for­nia.

Today's Birthdays: Ac­tress Angie Dick­in­son is 86. Singer Cissy Hous­ton is 84. Singer Johnny Mathis is 82. Ac­tress Vic­to­ria Ten­nant is 67. Ac­tor Barry Wil­liams is 63. Ac­tress Fran Drescher is 60. Rock mu­si­cian Bill Rieflin (R.E.M.) is 57. Ac­tress Crys­tal Bernard is 56. Ac­tor Eric Stoltz is 56. Ac­tress Monica Bel­lucci is 53. Ac­tor Tony Hale is 47. Ac­tress Mar­ion Cotillard is 42. Ac­tor Kieran Culkin is 35. Singer­rap­per T-Pain is 33.

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