This Day in History: 1942-09-27
Heavy German assault in Stalingrad. Reinhard Heydrich, the “Butcher of Prague,” was appointed SS General Gruppenfuehrer. Glen Miller and his Orchestra performed together for the last time at the Central Theater in Passaic, NJ prior to Miller’s entry into the Army. St. Louis Cardinals win NL pennant on last day of season. NY Giants beat Washington Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down.