On this day: September 30

Published: Sep 11 2013 01:37:57 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 30 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

OTD September 30 - Brett Favre
1 / 48
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

2007: Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre completes his 421st career touchdown pass, breaking Dan Marino's NFL record. Favre would go on to total 508 in his career before retiring in 2010, although Peyton Manning would break Favre's record in October 2014.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Mike Huckabee, April 2014

    Darren McCollester/Getty Images

    Who's running and who could run in 2016?

    Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election on Tuesday. Check out other formally announced or potential 2016 candidates.

On this Day

  • Hindenburg disaster 1937

    Public domain

    On this day: May 6

    Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.