On this day: September 30

Posted: 1:37 AM EDT Sep 11, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Sep 30, 2015

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
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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.

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