More events from This Day in History: September 30
Dec 31, 1969
September 30, 1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute premiered in Vienna, Austria.
September 30, 1927: Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run. The record stood until Roger Maris hit 61 in 1961. Mark McGwire beat Maris's record in 1998 by hitting 70 and Barry Bonds topped this in 2001 with 73.
September 30, 1949: The Berlin Airlift came to an end.